Where have all the street girls gone?

By Caroline Duncan  24th January 2022  Yogyakarta, Indonesia has a proliferation of young people who inhabit the streets, often seen as anarchists who are the token of Indonesian family structures and values gone awry (Beazly 2003). These young people are often evicted from their homes due to an array of circumstances, according to the director…

ACICIS DSPP Program and Harapan Fian – My Experience

BY KAYLA CLEMSON As an undergraduate Psychology student currently studying at Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia I don’t get much of a chance to go out on work placements and internships until I go into my Masters in 2 years’ time. Having the opportunity to go on a virtual study abroad internship program was…

“Is COVID-19 Real?” – The Knowledge Behind the Deadly Pandemic in Indonesia

By Kayla Clemson With the emergency PPKM being extended even longer, the ramifications of COVID-19 in Indonesia are increasingly becoming more troubling. Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2019 it has plunged more than 1.3 million people in Indonesia into poverty and caused a major economic crisis, not just for Indonesia but the whole…

Invisible Citizen Crisis

By Kayla Clemson With the extension of the PPMK to the 16th of August 2021, the vulnerable population of Yogyakarta, Indonesia along with other cities find themselves in strife with the minimal funds granted by the Government. One such major issue for vulnerable groups is a problem has been slowly increasing since the rise of…

White Flag Raised in Fear of Extended Lockdowns Without Government Support

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing chaos in Indonesia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has recorded 12,444 deaths caused by COVID-19 in a single day. This brings a total of over 3.5 million confirmed cases and 102,375 deaths since the pandemic begun. With this in mind the Government has announced that Indonesia will be going…