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This house protects babies who are almost aborted

Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH. 

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02.12.2018 | 15:29

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Renewable brew: Indonesian geothermal project energises women coffee growers

The coffee-growing communities have a matrilineal culture with women playing a key role in society and property passed to the eldest daughter.

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01.11.2018 | 13:58

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Tapping indigenous knowledge to protect orangutan

June Rubis at a rice field in Sarawak © June Rubis

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.

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07.10.2018 | 8:59

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Singapore ′maids for sale′ ad sparks investigation

 

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.”

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25.09.2018 | 9:15

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Public caning of women highlights homophobia in Malaysia

Archive photo of a woman being caned in Indonesia’s Aceh province, from 2017

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.

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06.09.2018 | 14:35

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From waste to fashion

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.

 

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15.03.2018 | 13:54

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Women’s March in Jakarta: Voicing Demands Together

The motto is #LawanBersama or fight together. Women from many organizations demonstrated in the capital city of Jakarta and voiced their demands together.

Date

03.03.2018 | 16:02

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