“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Two Indonesian women peace activists have won the 2013 N-Peace Awards for their efforts to promote women's equality a
“Today, women account for 70 percent of the 1.3 billion people worldwide still living in poverty,” said M
That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.
A men's organization advocating gender equality was launched in Jakarta on Thursday, giving women an unlikely ally in
Indonesian Minister for Women Empowerment and Children Protection Linda Agum Gumelar said on Tuesday that more active
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8.
Hundreds of Balinese women declared an "Indonesian Women`s Association for Global Peace (IWAG-Peace)" in th
Women and girls remain exposed to abusive conditions, says Amnesty.
Free trade, weak government and rising religious fundamentalism made Indonesian women's lives more miserable last yea
Indonesian women are largely unfamiliar with the Millennium Development Goals despite being a key target demographic,
A biweekly bulletin has for the past year been helping to transform the lives of women in Maluku's capital.
There were so many tasks left unfinished by the government in 2010 related to gender equality.
Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading
The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou
Across emerging Asia, women are striving for progress.
As World AIDS Day is commemorated across the globe today, health officials in Indonesia are warning of a worrying inc
Catholics have joined with other Indonesians to launch an anti-sexual violence campaign to counter the increasing num
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided critical medical and other assistance to tens of thousands of
Following the recent eruption of Indonesia's Mount Merapi on October 26, the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) h
A regional workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and the protection of civilians was held in Jakarta on 8-
Many Indonesian women and girls, especially those from poor and marginalised communities, struggle to achieve reprodu
As the city`s partner, Women's Organization Cooperation Body (BKOW) always support and actively participate in the ci
Women are in fact a productive working group, who in many cases in Indonesia, serve as the economic backbone for thei
PT Bank Internasional Indonesia (BII) and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have signed a cooperation agreement
Though the Indonesian government banned female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) four years ago, experts say religio
Agnes Monica, the famous Indonesian actress and singer, is a given to wearing sexy clothes, whether on stage, TV or a
The Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry has expressed optimism that regional governments will step up e
Girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice. Boys are made of snips and snails, and puppy-dog tails.
Due to its apparent efforts to improve women participation in politics, Indonesia was elected as the first country in
The government's tardy response to a recommendation to revoke 154 discriminative bylaws against women have paved the
The young couple is totally busted.
West Aceh Regent Ramli M.S. issued the controversial regulation on Tuesday.
Earlier this year, Sharia police arrested a 20-year-old college student and her boyfriend for indecency; they had bee
An interview with Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, a human rights activist and one of the founders of Flower Aceh, the first wom