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Talking Indonesia: Nahdlatul Ulama's new leadership

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With Indonesian democracy increasingly under threat, what is the role of the country's largest Islamic organisation, Nahdlatul Ulama? How will its new leader shape the organisation? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dr Alexander R. Arifianto in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Indonesia takes an impressive step toward cervical cancer control

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The health minister has announced that a pilot human papillomavirus vaccination program for early adolescent girls will be available nationally from 2023 onwards.

Indonesia finally has a law to protect victims of sexual violence. But the struggle is not over yet.

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After more than a decade of advocacy, Indonesia now has a new law on sexual violence, establishing a much-needed legal framework to strengthen the rights of victims.

Talking Indonesia: Aceh's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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New Talking Indonesia host Dr Jacqui Baker chats to Dr Jess Melvin and Dr Annie Pohlman about the soon-to-be released report of the Aceh Truth and Reconciliation Commission. What impact will the report have on Acehnese politics and society, and Indonesia more broadly?

Indonesian oligarchs are defending their wealth at the cost of democracy

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President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has finally acted to quash efforts to extend his time in office beyond his constitutionally mandated two-term limit. But there is no guarantee that the oligarchs who want him to stay in power will listen.

Farewell Richard Chauvel (1946–2022)

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Edward Aspinall reflects on the life and career of the much-respected scholar of eastern Indonesia, Richard Chauvel, who died on 1 April.

Indonesia without Luhut Pandjaitan

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Powerful Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan is a serious player in the coal mining industry, despite the conflicts of interest involved.

Talking Indonesia: digital literacy and misinformation

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How big a problem is misinformation and disinformation in Indonesia? Is the government helping or hindering efforts to tackle the problem? Tito Ambyo chats to Associate Professor Ika Idris in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Another Marriage Law controversy: is reform overdue?

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The recent marriage of one of President Joko Widodo’s female special staffers, a Muslim, to her Catholic boyfriend has prompted new debate on Indonesia's 50-year-old Marriage Law.

Talking Indonesia: Nahdlatul Ulama's new leadership

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With Indonesian democracy increasingly under threat, what is the role of the country's largest Islamic organisation, Nahdlatul Ulama? How will its new leader shape the organisation? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Dr Alexander R. Arifianto in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Indonesia takes an impressive step toward cervical cancer control

,
The health minister has announced that a pilot human papillomavirus vaccination program for early adolescent girls will be available nationally from 2023 onwards.

Indonesia finally has a law to protect victims of sexual violence. But the struggle is not over yet.

, ,
After more than a decade of advocacy, Indonesia now has a new law on sexual violence, establishing a much-needed legal framework to strengthen the rights of victims.

Talking Indonesia: Aceh's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

, ,
New Talking Indonesia host Dr Jacqui Baker chats to Dr Jess Melvin and Dr Annie Pohlman about the soon-to-be released report of the Aceh Truth and Reconciliation Commission. What impact will the report have on Acehnese politics and society, and Indonesia more broadly?

Indonesian oligarchs are defending their wealth at the cost of democracy

, ,
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has finally acted to quash efforts to extend his time in office beyond his constitutionally mandated two-term limit. But there is no guarantee that the oligarchs who want him to stay in power will listen.

Farewell Richard Chauvel (1946–2022)

,
Edward Aspinall reflects on the life and career of the much-respected scholar of eastern Indonesia, Richard Chauvel, who died on 1 April.

Indonesia without Luhut Pandjaitan

, ,
Powerful Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan is a serious player in the coal mining industry, despite the conflicts of interest involved.

Talking Indonesia: digital literacy and misinformation

,
How big a problem is misinformation and disinformation in Indonesia? Is the government helping or hindering efforts to tackle the problem? Tito Ambyo chats to Associate Professor Ika Idris in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Another Marriage Law controversy: is reform overdue?

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The recent marriage of one of President Joko Widodo’s female special staffers, a Muslim, to her Catholic boyfriend has prompted new debate on Indonesia's 50-year-old Marriage Law.

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