Women's Rights & Gender Equality

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April 2010

Kompas – April 21, 2010

After the darkness let the light appear... but it’s getting dark again Sister...

Document: Child rape, domestic violence, migrant worker sexual abuse...

March 2010

Sinar Indonesia – March 9, 2010

A peaceful action involving the distribution of leaflets and release of balloons marked the commemoration of International Women’s Day in the city of Banda Aceh on Monday March 8.

Liputan6.com – March 9, 2010

Palu – March 8 is International Women’s Day, which is commemorated throughout the world. In the Central Sulawesi city of Palu, scores of women from the Lembah Palu Women’s Union (SPLP) held a peaceful action on Monday evening in which they brought torches and banners opposing the oppression of women and children.

Tempo Interactive – March 8, 2010

Isma Savitri, Jakarta – Hundreds of women demonstrated at the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle on Monday March 8 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Liputan 6 – March 8, 2010

Medan – The commemoration of International Women’s Day in Medan, North Sumatra, was marked by a protest action at the Regional House of Representatives building by hundreds of women workers who said they were victims of discrimination by their employers.

VIVA News – March 8, 2010

Jakarta – International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8, was commemorated by around 100 women activists with a protest action in Central Jakarta.

Liputan6.com – March 8, 2010

Bandung – In greeting International Women’s Day, on Monday March 8 scores of students from the People’s Struggle Front (FPR) demonstrated in front of the Gedung Sate building in Bandung, West Java.

Detik.com – March 8, 2010

Bagus Kurniawan, Yogyakarta – Scores of women activists in the East Java city of Yogyakarta commemorated International Women’s Day on Monday March 8 by calling for equality and freedom for Indonesian women.

Perempuan Mahardhika – March 8, 2010
Women must leave the home Fight capitalism, struggle for prosperity and equality Replace the SBY-Boediono capitalist government Abandon the rotten political elite Unite, for a united government of the poor

Women are not just housewives. They are not second class citizens.