Women's Day: Build on traditions to empower the nation
Putu Geniki L. Natih
Jardine-Oxford doctoral scholar at Oxford University
PREMIUM One of my most cherished gifts, received on the eve of my wedding last December, was a beautiful carving of five seated women dancing the Acehneserateb meuseukat. This remarkable form of female music, dance and body percussion is surely not only a quintessential part of West Acehnese identity but also a living symbol that sets us thinking of how tradition, courage and a pioneering spirit can be wo...
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