‘Culture of silence’ hinders reporting of violence
Elly Burhaini Faizal
The Jakarta Post
The number of incidents of violence against women in Indonesia is not easy to calculate as most victims want to protect their privacy, according to a government statistician.
“Violence against women remains hidden behind a culture of silence. Some people still consider violence an accepted behavior,” M. Sairi Hasbullah, the social resilience statistics chief at the Central Statistics Ag...
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