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Empowering Women in the Public Sphere

IN Indonesia, the public sphere has been dominated by men, with women set aside to the margins. This inequality in public participation has been exacerbated by women’s lack of capacity, another by-product of what has largely been a patriarchal sensibility. Now, many institutions are getting involved, including the non-profit Arika…

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A Prayer Answered

The Arika Mahina Foundation are organizing public discussions on gender equality to inform women in Poka village in Ambon, Maluku.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

The Malady of Papua

Young coconut shell was on the lunch menu of Fransisca Patatcot and her son on Saturday two weeks ago. Sitting next to each other on the wooden porch of the Santo Petrus Paulus Church, Pulau Tiga District, Asmat Regency, Papua, they snacked on the coconut shell. When the coconut shell was finished, she began eating the husk.