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Why we need a ‘gender equality’ bill

  • Fitri Bintang Timur

Singapore | Tue, July 17 2012 | 05:00 am

PREMIUM Along with the hustle and bustle of domestic politics, religious intolerance and corruption news, last June focused the Indonesian public debated on whether the gender equality bill should stay on the agenda.

The Jakarta Post had mediated the discussion by presenting Julia Suryakusuma’s viewpoint — that women themselves can be patriarchs (June 27). Her article answered the inconvenienc...