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Ika Ningtyas

last contributed to D+C/E+Z in spring of 2022 as a freelance journalist based in Java, Indonesia.  

All articles of Ika Ningtyas


Indonesia’s information gap affecting the disabled

For disabled people in Indonesia, getting access to reliable health information, including on Covid-19, is a particular challenge

Press freedom

Pressure on journalists

The defamation clause of Indonesia’s internet law is misused to criminalise journalists

Children’s rights

Marriage Act must be changed

Many girls in Indonesia are married as teenagers

Environmental protection

Mangroves against climate change

Conserving mangrove forests to protect Indonesia’s coasts and mitigate climate change


Fighting false information

To prevent conflicts during the upcoming elections, Indonesian journalists aim to fact-check online information


Bamboo means water

Forests can store water for droughts – for example in Indonesian villages

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