"Every day, 14,000 children are born across Indonesia. Of those 14,000 children, more than 5,300 are likely to be stunted. In fact, every third child born in Indonesia—more than 37 percent—has the potential to be stunted. Those same kids are 10 times more prone to illness, are more likely to drop out of school and will earn 20 percent less as adults than their non-stunted peers."
Losing face: What the Ratna Sarumpaet farce means for her and Prabowo Subianto’s presidential campaign
While Indonesians won’t vote for their next president until April’s election, it may turn out that the outcome was cemented by a political scandal involving Ratna Sarumpaet in...
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At its core, any movement to eradicate sexism must not differentiate between genders.
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The tragedy of Surabaya will be repeated if blasphemy and hate speech laws silence debate on religion and terrorism | Opinion
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By Anbar Jayadi, Universitas Indonesia In March, a young refugee fleeing war-torn Afghanistan hanged himself in Medan, Indonesia. The 22-year-old Hazara, an ethnic minority in...
The intolerant reality of Indonesia’s ‘religious harmony’: Christians block mosque construction in Papua
The Al-Aqsa mosque’s minaret problem reflects the danger of the 2006 regulation in that it overrides the rights of religious freedom and leaves religious minorities hostage to...
By Santi Kusumaningrum, Universitas Indonesia Indonesia plans to renew its criminal code to update the 100-year-old law. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration has...