Tag: Indonesia

Row of Tragedies: Sexual Violence in Indonesia

by Marrium Jameela

Jakarta has become one of the most insecure cities for women in the world – a bad achievement for Indonesia which has 135 million female residents. The issue of sexual violence in Indonesia is one of the scary scourges. The high rate of sexual violence is also because of the reason that there are no laws…

How Social Media Is Romanticizing Child Marriage in Indonesia

by Dea Safira Basori

Last year in July, Indonesian netizens were shocked by an Instagram post that showed a 15-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy posing together as a bride and groom. The photo was taken at a village in South Kalimantan province of Indonesia. The two teenagers were married after they met at a night market. Two months later, in…