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Women: Life-affirming agents or bombers who kill?

Jakarta | Wed, May 16, 2018 | 03:53 pm
Women: Life-affirming agents or bombers who kill? The women’s movement in Indonesia has had a long life span, but we often forget to write about it. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM In Asian societies you’re expected to respect your elders and learn from them. Well, at almost 64, maybe I’m a new-fangled Asian as I respect young people, and love to learn from them as well! 

For example, when my son Aditya was a teenager, he opened me to the world of science fiction. I was quickly converted: unlimited imagination, alternative realities, idealized...

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