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Saparinah Sadli: A feminist transformation

  • Julia Suryakusuma


Jakarta | Wed, October 12 2011 | 08:59 am
Saparinah Sadli: A feminist transformation

PREMIUM Courtesy of Bachren LukskardinulWhen you hear the word “feminist”, what’s the stereotype that comes to mind? Is it something negative like a man-hating, unattractive women with hairy armpits screaming aggressively about imagined insults?  

If you met one of Indonesia’s leading feminists, Saparinah Sadli, 84, you’d laugh out loud at the absurdity of this stereotype. If anythin...