Encouraging Teen’s Access to Sex and Reproductive Health Service

By: Muvitasari Halimah, female, 17 years old, unmarried, and is a mother. She lives in a village and had ever earned education in a high...

Mairil : From Imam Syafi’i until Robert K. Merton

By : Muhyiddin Depe  For some people, talking about mairil is a taboo. How come, talking about mairil means talking about pesantren (boarding school). While...

Zero Tolerance for Dating Violence

By: Ni’matin Khomsiyah  In a village in the southern area of Pati, there is a culture that when a girl is engaged to her fiancée,...

Poligamy in the Qur’anic Reading of Muhammad Syahrur

by: Eka Julaiha The scientific Islamic repertoire was added by phenomenal book al-Kitab wa Alqur’an: Qira’ah Mu’asirah  written by Muhammad Syahrur that brought out scientific...

Is KB an ‘Obligation’ For Women?

by: Neng Hannah Mat (a pseudonym), admitted having a conflict with her husband after giving birth to two daughters from their marriage. Her husband...

Female Circumcision in the Local Tradition

by: Ala’i Nadjib  Circumcision in the Javanese coastal language, the district of Jepara-Pati-Rembang and surrounding areas, is often referred in term nyelamake. Not knowing the...

Let’s Get Back to the Ultimate Goal of Marriage

By Leli Nurohmah The writer has interviewed several women in regard to the issues of marriage. The answers given are diverse, among others: "For me,...