Posted in: Gender

Contemporary Indonesian marriage: who marries whom and why it matters

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Dr Ariane Utomo examines the changing nature of Indonesian marriages, and how considerations of age gap, education, ethnicity and religion play a role in partner choice.

Talking Indonesia: persecuted minorities

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What have been the main advances in the rights of sexual and gender minorities since 1998? What are the main threats to these gains, and where are they coming from? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dede Oetomo in the latest episode of the Talking Indonesia podcast.

Why do millions of Indonesian women still quit work after marriage and kids?

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Lisa Cameron and Diana Contreras Suarez make the case for better policies for women’s empowerment and the national economy.

Talking Indonesia - women and Islamist extremism

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Why do women join extremist networks? What roles do they play in these networks? Dr Dirk Tomsa discusses these questions and more with Nava Nuraniyah in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Baiq Nuril, the ITE Law and #MeToo Indonesian style

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Dr Helen Pausacker takes a closer look at the case of Baiq Nuril, convicted after recording sexual harassment by her employer, and how it compares to other convictions under the problematic ITE Law.

Photo essay: women march in face of anti-feminist backlash

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Following their post on the recent International Women’s Day march, Dr Monika Winarnita and Gavin Height report on the Women’s March Jakarta, which saw even greater numbers turn out for action against sexual violence.

Talking Indonesia: anti-feminism

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Who are the women at the forefront of the new wave of conservative female activism? What motivates them and what are their main goals and strategies? Dr Dirk Tomsa chats to Dyah Ayu Kartika in the latest episode of the Talking Indonesia podcast.

To achieve real representation, women need more power in political parties

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In the legislative election on Wednesday, 40% of candidates will be women. Julia Ikasarana and Mia Novitasari take a closer look at the state of women’s representation in Indonesian politics.

Never mind Industry 4.0, domestic workers are already being dehumanised

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No need to wait for the fourth industrial revolution, dehumanisation is already a reality for informal domestic workers in Indonesia, writes M. Nur Sholikin.

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