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Issues // Politics and Society
In Balinese Patriarchal Culture Women are Always Number Two

The pressure as a daughter in a Balinese family sometimes suffocates her.

by I Gusti Ayu Aryoni October 3, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
How I Pushed Away My Mother Tongue in Favor of English – And Regret It

It's the little things, like when every time I speak in English I gained more compliment and people respect me more.

by Siti Rochmah Aga Desyana September 19, 2019
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Issues // Politics and Society
We Need to Change the Way We Think about Virginity

In Cambodia – like in many other Asian countries – women who have had premarital sex are considered worthless and often compared to fermented fish.

by Sovanvotey Hok July 11, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
How Should We Respond to Traditional Performance with Misogynistic Message?

When a lenong performance she was watching has a rapist marrying his victim, she was left disturbed for months, unsure how to take it.

by Murni Amalia July 3, 2019
Culture // Screen Raves
Dokumenter ‘Potongan’ Soroti Sensor Film yang Bungkam Kreativitas

Artikel kedua mengenai sensor film di Indonesia, yang banyak dikritik, terutama oleh pembuat film.

by Elma Adisya, Reporter April 5, 2019
Culture
Indonesia Butuh Lembaga Klasifikasi Film, Bukan Lembaga Sensor

Warisan penjajah Belanda dan rezim Orde Baru, Lembaga Sensor Film telah menghadapi banyak kritikan. Apakah saatnya untuk membubarkannya atau menggeser fungsinya?

by Hera Diani, Redaktur Pelaksana March 31, 2019
Culture
Wanted: Film Classification Board, Not Censorship

A legacy of both the Dutch colonial rule and the New Order regime, the Film Censorship Board has been under a lot of criticism. Is it time to disband it, or shift its function?

by Hera Diani, Managing Editor March 31, 2019
Community
DISTRAKSI 2 “Dalami Budaya untuk Karya Kita: 6 Suku Asal Indonesia”

Topik DISTRAKSI pertama didasarkan pada hasil penelitian Mitu M. Prie terhadap akar budaya Indonesia. Mitu menjelaskan kekayaan budaya Indonesia dan menegaskan pentingnya mengenalkan dan membawa kekayaan budaya tersebut lebih dekat ke generasi Millennial.

by Magdalene March 13, 2019
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Lifestyle // Travel and Leisure
Stylish Cocktails and Female Badassery at Jakarta's First Feminist Bar

At Bar Gina, Jakarta's first ever feminist bar, you can drink and be merry while soaking in the feminist vibe.

by Camely Arta, Reporter February 14, 2019
Culture
"Black, No Sugar" Offers Platform to Discuss Taboo Issues Affecting Women in Uganda

The YouTube channel aims to counter the narratives and stereotypes of women in Ugandan media.

by Camely Arta, Reporter January 15, 2019