Women's Rights & Gender Equality

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October 2006

News/Indonesia
Detik.com – October 5, 2006

Shinta Shinaga, Jakarta – Female circumcision is indeed already a tradition in Indonesia. However the medical world is now becoming concerned about the practice of removing the clitoris.

March 2006

News/Indonesia
Kompas – March 9, 2006

Jakarta, Kompas – Commemorating International Women’s Day on March 8, women in Jakarta, Banda Aceh, Yogyakarta and Makassar held peaceful actions demanding that the government and the House of Repr

Statements/Indonesia
Perempuan Mahardhika – March 9, 2006

On March 8, no less than 400 mostly women activists from Perempuan Mahardhika, which is made up of urban poor, worker and student organisations along with other women’s groups, marched to demand go

News/Indonesia
Detik.com – March 8, 2006

Ratih Syara Maretta, Jakarta – Wednesday March 8 is International Women’s Day.

News/Indonesia
Media Indonesia – March 8, 2006

Jakarta – Around 100 women activists from the Women’s Anti-Poverty Movement (GPAK) held a peaceful action at the State Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday March 8 to commemorate International Women’s Da

News/Indonesia
Kompas Cyber Media – March 8, 2006

Jakarta – Commemorating International Women’s Day which falls on March 8, today, thousands of women in Jakarta held an action at the State Palace and the House of Representatives (DPR).

News/Indonesia
Detik.com – March 8, 2006

Bagus Kurniawan, Yogyakarta – Hundreds of students in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta held an action commemorating International Women’s Day on March 8 where they expressed their opposition to

News/Aceh
Aceh Kita – March 8, 2006

Radzie, Banda Aceh – Acehnese women are asking to be involved in the process of public policy making in Aceh.

February 2006

News/Aceh
Aceh Kita – February 13, 2006

Saiful Bahri, Banda Aceh – Wilayatul Hisbah officers (Syariah/Islamic law police) detained five women that were considered to have violated Islamic law on the afternoon of Monday February 12.