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An uphill battle to end discriminatory laws

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, September 17 2012 | 09:34 am

PREMIUM The number of discriminatory bylaws are constantly on the rise despite efforts to repeal them, according to the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan).

“Removing discriminatory policies against women is a slow process. Let’s say we’re currently trying to repeal one bylaw. While we’re doing that, several other new anti-women bylaws spring up. So it’s reall...