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Family planning still not seen as human right in Indonesia

  • Gemma Holliani Cahya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Thu, July 12 2018 | 12:34 am

PREMIUM As the world commemorated the 50th World Population Day on Wednesday, the United Nations chose “family planning is a human right” as this year’s theme.

However, the concept of planned parenthood remains antithetical to the more conservative elements of Indonesian society.

“Women and girls have the right to avoid the exhaustion, depletion and danger of too many pregnancies, ...