Shinta Maharani, Yogyakarta – Police have examined posters and banners being prepared by activists prior to the commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta on Sunday March 8.
International Women's Day
Jakarta – The commemoration of International Women’s Day (IWD) in Jakarta on Sunday March 8 was marked by a long-march from the General Elections Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) building in Central Jakarta to the nearby Presidential Palace.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – A large number of protesters have began gathering in front of the General Elections Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) office on Jl MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta to take part in this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) rally.
Tiara Azzahra – On Sunday March 8 protesters held a long-march to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 which began in the Jl MH Thamrin area of Central Jakarta.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 protesters have voiced their opposition to the Draft Omnibus Law on Job Creation (RUU Cilaka). This opposition was as one of the demands taken up during an action today along the length of Jl MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta on Sunday March 8.
Adrian Amurwonegoro, Denpasar – Scores of people from the Bali Gender Justice People’s Coalition (KRBAG), the majority of which were women, held a peaceful action at the Car Free Day Area in the Renon area of the Balinese capital of Denpasar on Sunday March 8.
Lugas Subarkah, Jogja – Continued cultural and systemic gender based oppression does not just befall women but other vulnerable groups as well. In response to this, a number of organisations in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta took to the streets on International Women’s Day (IWD) to call for equality and gender justice.
Bagus F, Bandung – Coinciding with International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020, protesters from the Wanoja Ngalawan Assembly (KAWAN) held a protest action at the Gedung Sate building (the governor’s office) in the West Java provincial capital of Bandung on Sunday March 8.
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The Yogyakarta Independent Journalist Alliance (AJI) is urging that the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) be ratified immediately.
Yogyakarta AJI Chairperson Shinta Maharani said women journalists are vulnerable to experiencing violence in the workplace and in public when doing their job.