Mengotak-atik Seksualitas

Bagaimana menuliskan pengalaman seksualitas? Tunggu dulu, mengapa pengalaman seksualitas perlu diceritakan? Bukankah itu pengalaman pribadi yang tidak perlu menjadi konsumsi publik? Bercerita merupakan bagian dari terapi bagi banyak orang, baik disadari maupun tidak disadari. Bercerita layaknya sebuah kebutuhan karena manusia ingin dipahami oleh orang lain dan juga ingin memahami orang lain. Namun, ada beberapa kisah yang dianggap tidak perlu diceritakan atau cukup bagi kalangan terdekat. Sal...
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Perjuangan Kartini Belum Usai

Tulisan ini telah dimuat cetak di HU.Fajar Cirebon pada tanggal 21 April 2017. "Ibu kita Kartini putri sejati/Putri Indonesia harum namanya//Ibu kita Kartini pendekar bangsa/Pendekar kaumnya untuk merdeka//Wahai ibu kita Kartini, putri yang mulia/Sunguh besar cita-citanya, bagi Indonesia." LIRIK lagu Ibu Kita Kartini di atas dihapal hampir setiap anak bangsa ini. Hal ini menyiratkan begitu besar perjuangan seorang perempuan bernama Kartini. Lagu ini akan dinyanyikan beramai-ramai di sekola...
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Walking the Stepping Stone

by Niken Lestari FAMM Indonesia was born in December 2012. Previously it was JASS Indonesia and we were known with that name. So one of the challenges was to reintroduce us as FAMM Indonesia to our network. It will take time and we are using online media to make us more visible. Another challenges are related to our community of young women activists. FAMM is identifying some emerging problems in the current socio-political context experience by our members in the field. We realize that wo...
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Beyond Copy, Paste, and Delete

by Niken Lestari My first encounter with computer unimpressive. It was a compulsory subject. The ivory colored boxes were very precious that the computer lab heavily locked. They were very expensive. So I keep my safe distance from it. They looked tough but fragile. Pretty much like myself. I was 16-year-old and anxious to try something new. No one told me, directly or indirectly, that women can't do techie things. You basically need to master two things, logical math and English langu...
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