“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.”
Indonesia has underscored the need for the international community to take concrete steps to put an end to violence a
To bring attention to the intolerable trade, “Never Again!” recounts the stories of several victims and i
That put Indonesia lower than South Africa and Mexico, and just above Saudi Arabia and India.
The fate of a gender equality bill pending in Indonesia's parliament and aligned with the United Nations convention o
Being well educated or financially independent does not always come with red carpet treatment for women.
Parliamentarians play a critical role in curbing violence against women, a UN official says.
Indonesian Minister for Women Empowerment and Children Protection Linda Agum Gumelar said on Tuesday that more active
A biweekly bulletin has for the past year been helping to transform the lives of women in Maluku's capital.
Amid incessant campaigns to end violence against women, the abuse of women continues right in front of our eyes.
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
“While the men threw chairs and stones at each other every time they met, we women would sit down and discuss w
Though the Indonesian government banned female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) four years ago, experts say religio
Indonesia's women-only train service launched on Aug.
She had just been married when Japanese soldiers brought her to a tent camp in Yogyakarta and raped her every day for
Impunity is deeply engrained throughout Indonesia's criminal justice system, whereby perpetrators of human rights vio
An interview with Suraiya Kamaruzzaman, a human rights activist and one of the founders of Flower Aceh, the first wom
Trafficking as an international legal concept is a twentieth century phenomenon, linked to the greater movement of pe
The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM-East and Southeast Asia Regional Office, Bangkok) and the Unite
In May 2003 a military emergency was declared in the Indonesian province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD)(1) under w
Nunuk is a member of the National Commission on Anti Violence Against Women, and the coordinator of a sub-commission
This report examines the Indonesian security forces' role in extrajudical executions, “disappearances,” t
Mob violence directed primarily against ethnic Chinese citizens of Indonesia erupted on 13 May 1998, following the sh
The armed conflict in Aceh must be brought to an end - by whatever means.
This report will be presented with the following sections: Section 2 on the significance and goals of the mission whi
Do you know that there are many women survivors working hard to fight for justice and to find closure of their cases?