Poverty & Social Inequity

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July 2023

Kompas Newspaper – July 26, 2023

Ladder reads "Financial literacy", people holding ladder "Protecting the public", placards read "Kidney for sale", writing on dark figures reads "Unscrupulous individuals".

October 2022

CNN Indonesia – October 26, 2022

Jakarta – The control of land in Indonesia reportedly shows an imbalance with the allocation for corporations being far larger than for the ordinary people.

August 2022

Kompas.com – August 15, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The results of a Kompas survey on August 9-11 shows that the majority of respondents believe that the ideals of independence of advancing public welfare have not yet been realised.

December 2021

CNN Indonesia – December 12, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) Deputy Chairperson Anwar Abbas has made a statement strongly criticising the fact that 1 percent of the population controls half of the land in Indonesia. The criticism was even acknowledged by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo.

November 2019

November 17, 2019

Ian Ahong – November 17 is the commemoration of International Student Day. This commemoration does not automatically emerge from nothing but has a history of struggle against tyrannical power.

October 2018

Kata Data – October 8, 2018

Desy Setyowati – Civil society organisations will hold a People’s Summit on Alternative Development on October 8-10 in Sanur, Bali. Through the event, activists will demand accountability from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting, which is also being held in Bali.

July 2018

Kompas – July 31, 2018

From an op-ed piece titled The Dangers of Data Illiteracy

According to the latest data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS), the poverty rate in Indonesia has fallen to the lowest level ever recorded.

March 2018

Tribune – March 8, 2018

Hanif Mustafa, Bandar Lampung – International Women’s Day (IWD) in the North Sumatra city of Bandar Lampung was commemorated in a number of different ways.

February 2018

Kompas.com – February 6, 2018

Denpasar – It is estimated that economic disruption will result in the loss of between 45-50 million jobs in Indonesia in the near future.

This was revealed by National Development Planning Board (Bappenas) chief Bambang PS Brodjonegoro when quoting from the results of research by the international consulting group McKinsey.

February 2017

Tempo.co – February 26, 2017

Ambon – Vice President M Jusuf Kalla has warned that inequality levels in Indonesia have become quite dangerous because of religious differences between the rich and the poor.