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How a Ghost from 'Hotel del Luna' Shares Similarities with Many Indonesian Women

Why is it so hard for women to get justice even when they are clearly victims of heinous crime?

by Sheramanda R. October 11, 2019
How Homophobia Distorts Our Conversation about Rape Culture

Highlighting a rapist’s sexual preference always blurs the focus on addressing the issue of rape culture.

by Nikita Devi July 18, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
'Surviving R. Kelly' Sadarkan Saya Akan Kekerasan Seksual yang Saya Alami

Tanpa harus melalui ancaman kekerasan, gadis remaja begitu rentan menghadapi bahaya kejahatan seksual.

by Lathifah Indah January 31, 2019
Issues // Politics and Society
Saya Takut Menjadi Perempuan di Indonesia

Menjadi perempuan di Indonesia serba salah; berpakaian terbuka disebut nakal, berpakaian tertutup tetap mendapatkan pelecehan.

by Kanya Suryadewi January 11, 2019
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Ending Rape Culture in Universities in Indonesia

The rape case of an UGM student and the university's reaction is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to sexual violence on campuses.

by Pritania Astari November 13, 2018
Women Human Rights Defenders in RI Need Support and Protection

Women human rights defenders in Indonesia face a host of challenges including security and financial problems.

by Ayunda Nurvitasari November 3, 2018
Surviving Sexual Violence is a Messy Journey, Yet I Endure

Surviving sexual violence is not a story of mere triumph. It is a journey filled with episodes of breakdowns and battles with the feeling of worthlessness.

by Em October 11, 2018 55 Thumbnail, Magdalene
Exhibition Showcases Artworks of Sexual Violence Survivors

Partnering with sexual violence survivors 16 artists, writers and performers showcased their works on what it means to speak up.

by Camely Artha August 24, 2018
Contesting the Concept of Consent in Sexual Violence

Is the consent framework the best way to protect women from sexual violence?

by Anastasia Sijabat August 8, 2018
No Country for LGBT: Moral Panic and Persecution of Sexual Minority in Indonesia

In the past two years, discrimination and persecution cases against LGBT people have been on the rise. This is the first of Magdalene's in-depth series documenting the issue.

by Devi Asmarani and the Magdalene Team August 1, 2018