Women's Rights & Gender Equality

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January 2020

Aceh
Kompas.com – January 11, 2020

Masriadi, Lhokseumawe – Lhokseumawe Mayor Suaidi Yahyais has asked to all cafe, restaurant, hotel and internet cafe owners in the city to limit working hours for women employees to 11 o’clock at ni

December 2019

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – December 22, 2019

Jakarta – Coinciding with Mother’s Day which falls on December 22 each year, hundreds of women marched to the State Palace in Central Jakarta to articulate demands related to women’s issues saying

Indonesia
CNN Indonesia – December 22, 2019

Jakarta – Mother’s Day, which is commemorated on December 22 each year, has different meanings.

October 2019

Indonesia
Kompas.com – October 15, 2019

Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – The Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) has still not been ratified.

Indonesia
KBR – October 1, 2019

Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) believes there is no relationship between the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU PK

September 2019

Indonesia
Detik News – September 22, 2019

Yulida Medistiara, Jakarta – The Draft Law in the Elimination of Sexual Harassment (RUU-PKS) is still being deliberated by the House of Representatives (DPR).

July 2019

Aceh
Merdeka – July 11, 2019

Afif – The North Aceh regency government has banned women and under age children from going out at night or roaming the streets during school hours without being accompanied by a mahram (h

Aceh
CNN Indonesia – July 8, 2019

Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) says that the Aceh Regional House of Representatives (DPRA) does not need to issue a regional regulation (qanun) on po

Aceh
Detik News – July 8, 2019

Jakarta – The draft Aceh qanun (bylaw) legalising polygamy has attracted support and opposition.

Aceh
CNN Indonesia – July 6, 2019

Jakarta – The Acehnese Regional House of Representatives (DPRA) is justifying a plan by the Aceh government to legalise polygamy on the grounds that it will save women and children who have fallen