Medan – Protesters calling themselves the Women’s Liberation Progressive Committee (KP3), which is an alliance of the North Sumatra Islamic University (UISU) Islamic Students Association Commissariat (HMI-KOM) faculty of agriculture, the UISU HMI-KOM faculty of literature, Free Women (Perempuan Mahardhika), the Political Union of the Poor (PPRM), the United Indonesian Labour Movement (PPBI), th
International Women's Day
Bagus Kurniawan, Yogyakarta – Hundreds of woman activists in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta from the Indonesian Women’s Movement (Gerpari) commemorated International Women’s Day (IWD) with an action rejecting polygamy, unregistered marriages, contract marriages and underage marriages.
Andi Aisyah, Makassar – Scores of women activists held an action commemorating the 100th International Women’s Day (IWD) in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar today.
Ari Saputra, Jakarta – Commemorating International Women’s Day today, global capitalism became the target of sharp criticism. Muslim women from the Islamic organisation Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia (HTI) said that capitalism promotes the destruction of the family institution, violence against woman and murder.
Iman Herdiana, Bandung – International Women’s Day (IWD) was marked by a protest action by hundreds of workers from the Indonesian Trade Union Congress Alliance (KASBI) in the city of Cimahi, West Java.