JAKARTA, Indonesia — Tunggal Pawestri says she’ll never forget being groped on a public bus while traveling to her high school in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, when she was 14. While Ms. Tunggal had
(CNN) — Two issues are the cause of a plethora of diseases and health conditions affecting people worldwide: smoking and obesity. And one local health committee in the UK has announced a controversial
What is it like to be a nudist in a country that prizes modesty and where public nudity is strictly forbidden? Clara Rondonuwu of the BBC's Indonesian service went to meet some members of the country's
Biologist Rudi Putra is leading a movement to restore the region’s tropical rainforests, which are home to many endangered species Armed with a chainsaw and a copy of Indonesia’s environmental laws, biologist
A chance conversation leads our reporter on a search for the roots of what it means to be Indonesian. My ethnic heritage is pretty straight-forward. I was born in Bandung, West Java, to two Sundanese Growing
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Dita Wahyunita doesn’t like walking the streets of the Indonesian capital. And why would she? The sidewalk alone outside her high-rise office building near central Jakarta answers
TUBAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia has urged officials to stand up to mob pressure after Muslim and nationalist protesters called for a 30-metre-tall (100-ft-) statue of a Chinese deity erected in
(CNN) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has called on police to kill drug dealers who resist arrest in what critics say is an attempt to burnish his credentials as a strongman leader among wavering voters.
WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that he never would have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known Mr. Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation
SEOUL, South Korea — For two years, from a cramped office in central Seoul, activists and volunteers from five countries have been doing something never tried before: creating interactive maps of places
JAKARTA, Indonesia — Two months after Indonesia’s most conservative province drew international headlines for publicly caning two young gay men for having sex with each other, the governor is considering
The ACLU is trying to block a bill that gives men (including rapists) equal say. UPDATE: July 31 ― A federal judge has blocked H.B. 1566 from going into effect after the ACLU and Center for Reproductive
It was late at night on March 7, 2016, when Ghazala Siddiqui heard the phone ring and hurriedly reached for it, eager to hear the voice of her son. An indecipherable torrent of words spewed from the breathless
A Michigan doctor was arrested in April for allegedly performing female genital mutilation on two seven-year-old girls who traveled from Minnesota with their families. The arrest—the first time a U.S.
In an essay for Glamour, Barack Obama wrote about how gender stereotypes harm us all. It was a radical act – and one that makes us miss him already Bill Clinton has been called our country’s first black