Tag: gender equality

Women and Men in the Media: Both Are Susceptible to Sexism

Several weeks ago, I came across a headline from Indonesia’s leading English language newspaper that I had the wonderful opportunity of interning in as a Features reporter. That opinion piece talks of a recently registered candidate for DKI Jakarta’s gubernatorial election coming up in February 2017, Agus Yudhoyono. The son of our former president Susilo…

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No, We Are Not Exaggerating

Menstruation signifies our becoming of a woman, so to speak. Right? Our voices change, we start to see the outline of our hips, the sprouting of our breasts. We are also familiar with the pain that accompany this monthly occurrence. After quite some research, menstrual cramps are scientifically called primary dysmenorrhea or a clinical term…

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Crafty and Empowered with Needle N’ Bitch

I have recently bought some tote bags from a community that I have grown increasingly curious about day after day. So let’s get down to it. Needle N’ Bitch is a safe space for every one of all gender, no matter what your sexual orientation is. A place where people could express themselves freely without…

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