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Survey finds Jakarta among world’s worst for women

  • Fachrul Sidiq

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, October 19, 2017 | 09:56 am
Survey finds Jakarta among world’s worst for women Traffic is seen on Jl. Gatot Subroto in South Jakarta in this file photo. Such scenes, common to Greater Jakarta commuters, are costing the capital a bundle every year, to the tune of US$5 billion. (Antara/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)

PREMIUM The family of Dewi, a pseudonym, decided to drop a legal case at the beginning of 2017 against a man who raped her in Jakarta. She was ultimately forced to marry the perpetrator, because her family thought it would be best for her and the child in her womb. Such a case, according to the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (LBH Jakarta), which assisted Dewi’s attempt to pursue justice, reflects th...