Jakarta – As many as 200 Jakarta residents, including the Iranian diaspora, demonstrated in front of the Iranian Embassy in Jakarta on October 18. They were demanding a transparent and fair investigation into the deaths of scores of women and children in Teheran and other Iranian cities.
Women's Rights & Gender Equality
Valmai Alzena Karla Martino, Jakarta – University of Indonesia Political studies Centre (Puskapol UI) Deputy Executive Director Hurriyah has touched on the low level of women's representation in the General Election Commission (KPU) and the Elections Supervisory Board (Bawaslu).
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The number of women who were victims of violence throughout 2021 totaled some 27,335 people.
Maurits Pardosi, Parapat – The Women 20 (W20) Summit held at Toba Lake in North Sumatra on July 20 has been greeted by demonstrations and sharp criticisms from rural women activists.
Muhammad Naufal, Jakarta – A group of women wearing traditional Javanese clothing joined a protest action by students and workers in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on Thursday April 21. April 21 is commemorated in Indonesia as Kartini Day.
The commemoration of International Women Days (IWD) was marked by a peaceful action in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya on Tuesday March 8. Taking up the theme "Fighting gender discrimination", the protest by women activists was held at the Surabaya Square.
Mutia Fauzia, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) says that as many as 30 percent of women consider it normal to be hit by their husbands for being negligent in their home duties.