Febriana Firdaus is a journalist in Jakarta, Indonesia, reporting on politics, corruption, human and LGBT rights, and terrorism for Indonesian and international media outlets. She is an editor of Ingat65, an online project for young people’s perspectives on the legacy of Indonesia’s 1965–66 massacres.
The long struggle of the women’s movement in Indonesian politics
The lost history of Indonesian women in politics is slowly emerging, but the obstacles to participation are many.
Food for thought: Sulawesi’s “healing kitchens”
Local women immediately saw getting food to survivors was practical help in the chaos after the devastating disaster.
Indonesia’s LGBT crackdown
Despite abandoning attempts to make same-sex relationships a crime, the politics around the LGBT community remains a flashpoint in Indonesia.
Indonesia: millennials’ party
A party for the youth of Indonesia has won over social media, but still faces plenty of obstacles to success.
Will Jakarta no longer be Indonesia’s capital?
Talk of relocating the Indonesian capital is just that – talk.