Search Results for Tag: Indonesia
WHEN Malaysian June Rubis was an undergraduate at a Canadian university, she was told by a professor that she could never do orangutan field research because she was a woman, of the wrong nationality – even though orangutans are found in Malaysia – and that she would never have enough capital to do it.
Date07.10.2018 | 8:59
Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale have drawn accusations of irresponsible marketing and human trafficking. DW spoke with the NGO Migrant Care about how domestic workers become “commodities.”
Date25.09.2018 | 9:15
TagsFilipino, Indonesia, maid, Malaysia, Middle East, Migrant Care, Ministry of Manpower, MOM, Philippine, Singapore, women's rights
Marginalized groups in Malaysia have sought better treatment under the new government. But after two women were publicly caned on Monday for indulging in same-sex relations, hopes have been dashed for the LGBT community.
Date06.09.2018 | 14:35
Tagsanti-LGBT, caning, Indonesia, LGBT, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, public caning, same-sex relations, Shariah
Tofu is delicious and many Indonesians love tofu. But the waste from tofu production can lead to water pollution. These women from Yogyakarta are transforming waste into clothing.
Date15.03.2018 | 13:54
The motto is #LawanBersama or fight together. Women from many organizations demonstrated in the capital city of Jakarta and voiced their demands together.
Date03.03.2018 | 16:02
Tags#lawanbersama, disrimination, Indonesia, International Women's Day, Jakarta, women's march, women's organization, women's rights
Child marriage is still legal in Indonesia. It sounds provocative and cannot be denied. That it is legal can be seen clearly when the Constitutional Court declined suit against child marriage filed by women and children rights activist in June 2015.
Date19.08.2016 | 13:50
TagsChild marriage, children's rights, Indonesia, Tunggal Pawestri, violence against girls, women's rights
Just a few days ago the UN agencies and international organizations urged people to join an appeal to end the war in Syria. Would their statement change something in Syria? Talks to resolve the Syrian crisis are scheduled for January 25. How about including women in the peace talks?
Date24.01.2016 | 0:32
TagsBerlin Fashion Week, Christine Lagarde, cologne, Indonesia, LadyJek, Marina Litvinenko, Syria, women's rights, womensrights