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Commentary: Nothing is enjoyable when it comes to rape

  • Primastuti Handayani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, January 16 2013 | 08:11 am

PREMIUM “It must be due to what the women were wearing” or “It must be because the women seduced the men first” are two common accusations pointed at the victims of rape. As if being mentally, sexually and physically abused were not bad enough, these victims face a harsher fact: a Supreme Court justice candidate making a joke about rape.

Rape cases occur daily in Indonesia, and many have go...