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Govt urged to review sharia-based bylaws

  • Erwida Maulia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, December 10 2009 | 12:38 pm

PREMIUM The National Commission on Violence Against Women urged the government to review a number of sharia-based bylaws deemed discriminative against women as part of its first 100-days program. Commission chairwoman Kamala Chandra Kirana told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday such bylaws violated the Constitution, and that the central government was responsible for amending them so they adhered to the ...