Posts with tag: Youth

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and creative workers

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How have Yogyakarta’s young artists managed during the pandemic? How are they making ends meet while still channelling their creative passions? Dr Charlotte Setijadi discusses these issues and more with Dr Oki Radianto Sutopo in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Sex education and swimming pools: child commissioner’s blunder shows need for change

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A laughable claim about the danger of falling pregnant in swimming pools raises serious concerns about the state of adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Indonesia, writes SurveyMETER’s Dwi Oktarina

Talking Indonesia: social mobility

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What social changes are occurring along with improved levels of education and life expectancy among young Indonesians? Dr Dave McRae chats to Dr Ariane Utomo in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Best of 2018

It’s time again for Indonesia at Melbourne to take a short break over the Christmas and New Year period. Here we reflect on some of our favourite and most popular blog posts and podcasts from 2018. We look forward to seeing you again when we return in mid-January.

Talking Indonesia: Islamic youth movements

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In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr Charlotte Setijadi chats to Dr Quinton Temby about what the youth-focused revivalist movement Pemuda Hijrah and other groups like it can tell us about the type of Islam that appeals to young Indonesian Muslims.

Talking Indonesia: young politicians

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More than ever, Indonesia’s young people are playing a key role in the country’s politics. In Talking Indonesia this week, Dr Jemma Purdey speaks to Indonesia Solidarity Party candidate Rian Ernest about his political beliefs and what motivated him to get into politics.

Talking Indonesia: urban youth

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More than half of Indonesia’s population is under the age of 30 but little research has been done into the attitudes of the country’s youth. Do they care about social inequality and environmental degradation? How do their consumption patterns reflect their values and aspirations? Dr Charlotte Setijadi discusses these issues and more with Dr Meghan Downes in the latest Talking Indonesia podcast.

Youth smoking: an un-natural disaster

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The recent death of a 27-year-old from laryngeal cancer has highlighted the problem of youth smoking in Indonesia. As Ayu Swandewi writes, the government has much work to do to address the aggressive targeting of young people by tobacco companies.

Election: So that's a wrap. And here's some rap.

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This bilingual spoof of the recent presidential debates gives a glimpse of the attitudes of the young generation of voters who got Jokowi over the line.

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