Search Results for Tag: Indonesia
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
More than half of all Indonesians are under the age of 30, but very few can afford a good education. Social entrepreneur Veronica Colondam wants to change that. Her organization, YCAB, provides affordable schooling for the poor. See here!
Date05.01.2016 | 8:58
Tagscareer, children's rights, Education, Education for girls, Indonesia, Jakarta, Veronica Colondam, women's rights, womensrights, YCAB
Despite being better educated, women in the region face a host of key issues such as employment discrimination, gender pay gap and a deeply entrenched cultural bias against working women, says MasterCard’s Georgette Tan.
Date04.03.2015 | 9:23
TagsAsia-Pacific, Australia, business ownership, glass-ceiling, Indonesia, leadership roles, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, women
A Turkish woman was murdered because she resisted rape. How did the goverment react? Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days.
Date20.02.2015 | 14:43
What is the number one criteria that makes a person suitable to be a minister? Does he or she have to have a university degree or any formal education in the field entrusted upon them by the president and the nation? If your answer is no, you might like the minister of marine affairs and fisheries in the new Indonesian cabinet.
Date18.11.2014 | 12:49
If we look for news about women on the internet, we find a lot of stories about violence against women and girls. It is said that in some societies women literally do not have any value, for example in the case of the two Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh, India, who were gang-raped and hanged by men from a higher caste. It is also said that their attitudes towards women is deeply rooted in their traditions.
Date13.10.2014 | 13:08