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Bad start to the year for women in Indonesia

  • Deanna Ramsay

Jakarta | Thu, February 14 2013 | 10:50 am

PREMIUM First there was RI. An 11-year-old from a family of Jakarta scavengers discovered with injuries to her genitals and a sexually transmitted disease. RI’s 55-year-old father, Sunoto, who has the same disease, reportedly confessed to raping her. The girl passed away on Jan. 6 from an inflammation of the brain.

Then there was NWJ, impregnated by a 39-year-old construction worker when she was ...