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Island focus: Govt urged to tackle femicide

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, November 15 2017 | 12:30 am

PREMIUM The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has called on the government and all stakeholders to take action over worrying reports of femicide, the killing of females because they are females.

Citing media research, the commission said it had found 15 femicide cases during 2017, of which only five cases had been reported directly to the authorities. The commission s...