“Only social movements can address social change” - Santiago, on women’s involvement in public spaces, said that. Having worked with indigenous and Muslim women most of her life, she said “if by tradition, women and girls are designated to set the family dining table, then another table has been put up to which can be attributed some of the successful stages of the talks, the peace table is set-up and put into strategic position by the women themselves.”
[ACTION ALERT] With their feet buried in cement, Kendeng Farmers appeal to President
Thursday, 23rd March 2017
The Kendeng farmers call on the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, to revoke the license for the state-owned cement maker PT Semen Indonesia in Rembang, Central Java. If this factory is built the effects on both the environment and the lives of hundreds of local farmers will be disastrous. Paddy fields – their main sources of agriculture and income - will be damaged and mountainous water sources under severe risk of contamination. Please take action and sign on to their letter in solidarity: http://tinyurl.com/nx8xl4n
One year Implementation of Indonesia's One Map Policy
Tuesday, 14th March 2017
If we drew a line back to one year before, right in February 2016, Indonesian President Joko Widodo issued One Map Policy Implementation Acceleration Presidential Decree, referring to mapping scale of 1:50.000. This presidential decree explains the One Map Policy with one standard, one geospatial base to be utilized as a tool to accelerate the national development.