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View Point: Keep the promise: End violence against women!

  • Julia Suryakusuma

Jakarta | Wed, March 6 2013 | 08:55 am

PREMIUM In two days’ time, on March 8, we will be commemorating International Women’s Day (IWD). What will you do to mark this important day?

The IWD adopts different local themes in different countries, but the UN is clear about the priority for this year: “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women”. It is not hard to understand why. According to UN Women, “S...