SDG 5: Gender Equality
The collaboration between the UGM Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and the Pertamina Foundation has birthed a transformative program aimed at bolstering the community’s economy and nurturing non-timber commodities to bolster green conservation efforts within the Special Purpose Forest Area of Ngrawoh Village, Blora Regency.
Professor Ova Emilia, the Rector of UGM, embarked on a visit to the UGM Community Service Program (KKN) team in the Mlonggo District, Jepara Regency, Central Java, on Sunday (Jan.
The Sexual Violence Crime Law, officially in force since May 9, 2022, heralds a promising era for addressing cases of sexual violence and safeguarding women and children in Indonesia, particularly within the higher education landscape.
“Srikandi PLN Goes To Campus” at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) signifies the embodiment of the four core working groups of Srikandi PLN—policy and advocacy, culture and character, capacity building, and infrastructure, including TJSL. This initiative is geared towards capacity building, focusing on amplifying the role of Srikandi PLN within the company. Executed seamlessly, “Srikandi PLN […].
At 67, Ratijem stands as a testament to resilience. Hailing from Pandak, Bantul Regency, this tireless woman defies age, carrying loads weighing tens of kilograms on her shoulders. Joining the ranks of hundreds of female porters at Giwangan Market, Yogyakarta, Ratijem navigates through her daily routine, transporting goods that often weigh between 30 and 100 […].
On a remarkable Tuesday evening (Dec. 19) at the Bangsal Kepatihan, the Yogyakarta Governor, Sri Sultan HB X, presented the esteemed Gender Champion Award to Professor Wening Udasmoro, the UGM Vice-Rector for Education and Teaching.
As part of its 74th anniversary, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) took the opportunity to celebrate the literary works of Indonesia’s legendary poet WS Rendra in the “Bulaksumur Cultural Night: Reflections on WS Rendra’s Verse” on Saturday, December 9. “This evening is an appreciation night for WS Rendra’s legacy, as well as the soft launch of […].
UGM students provide assistance and education for children in Sosrowijayan Village. This initiative aims to support the realization of a child-friendly village in Sosrowijayan, located in a densely populated urban area and close to the red-light district of Pasar Kembang (Sarkem) in Yogyakarta.
Dr. Ganies Riza Aristya, a lecturer at the UGM Faculty of Biology, has been honored with the Outstanding Flagship Project Award at the 2023 RCE Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
A group of UGM students involved in the Student Creativity Program for Community Service conducted an empowerment activity for a women’s group in Bendung Village, Gunungkidul Regency. They provided training for non-working homemakers to process the abundant potential of sorghum into processed products like nutritious brownies and cookies, which also hold economic value.
The UGM Task Force for the Prevention and Handling of Sexual Violence participated in the National Higher Education Task Force Capacity Building on October 8-11, 2023, in Surabaya, East Java.
The high incidence of violence against children in schools is increasingly concerning.
Sorghum is a functional food known for its health benefits in preventing diseases associated with the immune, endocrine, nervous, digestive, and circulatory systems.
A team of UGM students called ESSEL has launched a sexual education program for students with hearing impairments using a social-emotional learning approach.
Universitas Gadjah Mada, through the Task Force for the Prevention and Handling of Sexual Violence, has provided workshops and training on the prevention and handling of sexual violence cases for high school students and university students.
In the village of Namberan, located in the Karangasem District of Paliyan, Gunung Kidul Regency, there is an incredible natural resource–the thriving melinjo tree, also known as Gnetum gnemon, a native to Southeast Asia. Nearly every household in this village has melinjo trees in their yards.
Data from the Indonesian Ministry of Health in 2018 indicates that at least 1 in 16 people aged 15 and older have been diagnosed with depression. If this condition continues to be neglected, it is feared that it will lead to more significant mental health problems.
Semuten hamlet, located in Jatimulyo Village, Bantu Regency, is one of the coconut-producing regions.
Minority gender groups beyond the binary gender construction, such as calalai (masculine women), calabai (feminine men), and bissu (neither men nor women), can be found within the Bugis community.
UGM students assisted the residents of Banaran V Hamlet in Gunungkidul.
Jangkang Hamlet in Wedomartani Village, Ngemplak, Sleman, is one of the sugarcane-producing hamlets in Yogyakarta.
Twelve Asian universities discussed critical island studies at the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), on Sunday (October 1). These twelve universities come from Indonesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, China, and Japan.
The UGM Academic Hospital has organized the second Krempyeng Market.
One hundred elementary, middle, and high school students practiced martial arts at the UGM Pancasila Sports Complex on Monday (August 28). These students were participants in The 7th Martial Arts Open School, a program collaboratively organized by Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Yogyakarta State University, and the International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and […].
The Rector of Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Professor Ova Emilia, MD, affirmed that UGM graduates are now predominantly women.
Several villages in Pati Regency, Central Java, have many attractive tourist destinations, including Bakaran Wetan Village, Dukutalit Village, and Kedung Pancing Village. Bakaran Wetan Village boasts cultural tourist attractions such as the Nyai Ageng Sabirah shrine, the Ki Dalang Soponyono site, and the Sudewi batik museum. In Dukutalit Village, the strengths and potential of micro, […].
To commemorate the 2023 World Population Day, the UGM Center for Population and Policy Studies (PSKK) organized a seminar titled “8 Billion Population: Understanding Population Trends to Understand Women’s Rights and Voices Towards Demographic Resilience.” The seminar took place in Yogyakarta on Tuesday (25/7) and invited a commissioner from the Indonesian Commission on Violence Against […].
Sookmyung Women’s University, through UNESCO’s University Twinning and Networking Scheme (UNITWIN), has chosen Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) to host a program focusing on women’s entrepreneurship participation. The program, “Sookmyung UNESCO UNITWIN Digital and Leadership Training,” involves female students from South Korea and Indonesia.
Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), together with Yogyakarta State University (UNY) and the International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement (ICM) under the auspices of UNESCO, organized the 7th Martial Arts Open School that will run from June to September 2023 in Yogyakarta. UGM Vice-Rector for Education and Learning, Professor Wening Udasmoro, stated […].