Reflections on CSW59/Beijing +20: Savanna

Participating in the 59th Commission on the Status of Women/Beijing +20 conference was an incredible experience for which I am extremely grateful to have been a part of. During the last four days of the conference, I was able to attend a variety of events that focused on topics such as the need for data … Continue reading Reflections on CSW59/Beijing +20: Savanna

Leading to Beijing +20: Equal Opportunities for Women — by RMS

Today we are conscious of injustices against women and realize that reformation needs to take place. The question that I struggle with is why are injustices so apparent, yet so difficult to eradicate?  I find it astounding that still in 2015 “women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, produce 50 percent of the food, … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Equal Opportunities for Women — by RMS

Special Edition: Learning about Women in Indonesia

The seventh annual International Indonesia Forum Conference was recently held in the West Java city of Bandung. This year’s cosponsor of the conference was the State Islamic University Sunan Gunung Djati. During the two day conference, 52 papers were presented in 16 different sessions on a wide variety of topics. The theme of the conference … Continue reading Special Edition: Learning about Women in Indonesia