Kartini – A Symbol of Women’s Rights in Indonesia

One hundred thirty-four years after her birth, the name Kartini still resonates for her determination to improve the status and lives of women. By Annisa R Beta. EVERY APRIL 21ST, women of Indonesia prepare themselves to celebrate the birth of a national heroine. Raden Ayu Kartini continues to be remembered today as a critic of, among … Read more

Ticking off my bucket list

The death of a friend made Lina Lewis realize it’s a good time to think about and prioritize her life goals. Two years ago, while I was in the US, a friend died. He was just a couple of years older than me. It was very sudden: he didn’t turn up for work, colleagues called his … Read more

Du’a for the departed

When someone near and dear to us has left this world to meet The Creator, the only thing that we can give to him or her as a token of our love is our supplications. This is especially true if the deceased is one of our parents, as the Prophet (peace be upon him) reportedly … Read more