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Online Workshop: Productive with TikTok Apps

, (Trisna Darma Putri)

According to APJII (Asosiasi Penyelenggara Jasa Internet Indonesia), The number of internet users in Indonesia has risen to 73.7% of the population. The majority of users access the internet more than eight hours a day. During the current pandemic situation, the majority of online content accessed was educational content. The internet is also used to access communication messages, games, online shopping, and social media. TikTok is one of the social media that is getting more popular today.

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Akademi Hijau

, (Agnes Irawati, translated by Nevy Pangestika)

Akademi Hijau is an environmental education and training program for schools and communities to achieve sustainable development.

Akademi Hijau was founded at the end of 2018, the Founder is Muhammad Abdul Manaf, and the Co-founder is Kusuma Wardani, they both concerned due to the Indonesian environmental conditions and the absence of environmental education in the Indonesian school curriculum. Also motivated by the YSEALI (Young Southeast Asia Leaders Initiative) program.

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Kartini and Today’s Women Emancipation

, (Mening Lestari )

“Never give up if you still want to try. Don’t let regrets come because you are one step away from winning. “

That is one of the excerpts from the book Door Duisternis tot Licht or better known as the Out of Darkness Comes Light (Habis Gelap Terbitlah Terang). This book is a collection of Raden Ajeng Kartini’s letters to her friends, which contain concerns about feudalism and the condition of women at that time.

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Cybersecurity Tips For Remote Working & Learning During COVID 19

Volunteers Blog

, (Hermanto)

Imagine waking up one day to find out that your phone has been hacked. Your files have gone missing, your bank accounts have been hacked, and sensitive information is on the loose. Although this may appear to be a rare occurrence, it is becoming more common in this day and age.

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Girls, Legally Blonde Movie Shows Us Why Our Solidary Matters

Film Review

, (Mening Lestari )

Have you watched Legally Blonde? For those of you who don’t know, Legally Blonde is a romantic and comedy movie released in 2001. Several scenes of this movie are also the inspirations for Ariana Grande’s music video titled Thank U Next. The main characters in this film include Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon), Vivian Kensington (Selma Blair), and Warner Huntington III (Matthew Davis).

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A Story of Women for Education in COVID-19 Pandemic Era

Volunteer's Blog

, (Asa Onsai)

The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed made many changes worldwide, especially in terms of the education system. Many students have to learn at home independently and can only carry out learning activities using information technology, the internet.

The pros and cons of learning from home are still being debated in society. I’ve heard grievances from some parents that I know, about their difficulties doing teaching-learning of their children at home for some reasons.  Some do not understand the lessons that must be given to their children, and some feel burdened because they can’t afford to buy devices (laptop/cellphone) for learning needs. Besides, Some children also complained that they could no longer play with their classmates and felt bored just at home.

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Enjoy the New Experience in Watching Digital Concert

Volunteer's blog

, (Written by Pudak Sari, translation by Nevy Pangestika)

Starting from the founder and partner (Lolot Band manager) conversation about planning and the desire to hold a virtual concert and make new breakthroughs in the Indie music scheme, Cokorda Ngurah Junirath aka Cokrah succeeded in presenting a social media platform called Konserku with a special feature of live streaming concerts using the ticketing system.

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The Moment of Lift: The Moment of Reflection

Volunteer's blog

, (Nevy P)

“I think it’s great if women want to stay home. But it should be a choice, not something we do because we think we have no choice.”

            Melinda Gates is well known as the wife of Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, not only that, she is also a philanthropist, businesswoman, and global advocate for women and girls. Reading her book, The Moment of Lift has really increases my awareness and reflects on what many women have been suffering from. And here is why?

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Verbal Sexual Harassment: Uncomfortably Normal Thing in Our Society

Volunteer's blog

, (Mening)

Sexual harassment has become normal in our society. This is indicated by the increasing number of women victims of sexual harassment in Indonesia. According to the National Commission on Violence against Women, sexual harassment cases ranks third after rape and sexual abuse. This data is still classified as an iceberg phenomenon because there are still many women who do not report the abuse they experienced. Then what about men? Although cases of sexual harassment against men do not surface, it does not mean that men are free from sexual harassment.
Do you know about sexual harassment case of online ojek (motorcycle transportation service) drivers?

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Why Invest in Women is the Key to Reducing Climate Change?

Volunteer's blog

, (Nevy P)

Gender equality has not received attention as a key to reducing climate change so far. And most people don’t aware that climate change impact women the most, impact women more than men. But why? First, in developing regions, most people don’t understand clearly what discrimination based on gender that women must face. With this reason, we are from Act Global did an online survey to get to know people’s knowledge about this matter, then we specialized the survey into the climate change/environment aspect.

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