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Lawyer Nursyahbani receives honorary doctorate from SOAS University of London

Indonesian lawyer and human rights activist Nursyahbani Katjasungkana has received an honorary doctorate from the SOAS University of London for her role in championing human rights. SOAS director Valerie Amos personally bestowed the recognition to Nursyahbani, who had “fought for and gained recognition women’s right in Indonesia”. During her speech, Nursyahbani told the audience attending […]

Meet Rizka, the Indonesian teen behind a high school superhero

Rizka Raisa Fatimah Ramli was 17 when she won Unicef’s international contest to create a high school superhero As she prepares to unveil her creation at a UN event in New York, she talks about drawing strength and inspiration from her experiences of being bullied Rizka Raisa Fatimah Ramli, the Makassar-based comic artist, was 17 […]

What Being Malala’s Father Taught Me About Feminism

By Ziauddin Yousafzai June 14, 2019 Yousafzai is the author of Let Her Fly: A Father’s Journey, a memoir about his fight for women’s rights in Pakistan and his relationship with his daughter, Malala Long before my daughter, Malala Yousafazi, was born, long before we began fighting for girls’ rights to education together, and long […]

Finland expresses its gratitude for contributions to equality with special recognition – Rumah Kita Bersama Foundation from Indonesia among the recipients

Jakarta, 11 July 2019  Finland places great significance on promoting equality in the world, and wishes to thank those who are working towards this common goal. To express its gratitude, Finland is presenting special recognition to individuals and groups around the globe. The names of the first recipients from 17 countries are released, with one […]

DISCUSSION OF BOOK ON FIKIH ON GUARDIANSHIP: RE-READING THE RIGHTS OF GUARDIANSHIP FOR PROTECTION OF WOMEN

Qiwamah and Wilayah Column: [Over the next several months, this Qiwamah and Wilayah Column will appear in the Rumah Kita Bersama website. As well as reporting on the Roadshow for outreach on the book conducted in several cities, this column will try to reach a broader range of readers. Therefore, this column is presented in […]

Finland expresses its gratitude for contributions to equality with special recognition – Rumah Kita Bersama Foundation from Indonesia among the recipients

Finland places great significance on promoting equality in the world, and wishes to thank those who are working towards this common goal. To express its gratitude, Finland will be presenting special recognition to individuals and groups around the globe who are committed to advancing inclusivity in society. The names of the first recipients from 16 […]

(Fikih Perwalian) Guardianship Jurisprudence: Rereading Guardianship Rights for the Protection of Women from Forced Marriage and Child Marriage

Rumah Kita Bersama (Rumah KitaB) with the support of the Oslo Coalition initiated a 10-month text study with 8 rounds of discussion on wilâyah and qiwâmah. This initiative emerged after realizing that contemporary Islamic studies further strengthened the building of the concept of wilâyah and qiwâmah which gave rise to the asymmetry of relations between […]