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Jakarta Post

Atnike Nova Sigiro amplifying women’s voices

  • Josa Lukman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, April 22 2019   /  03:22 am

Voice for the voiceless: Atnike Nova Sigiro has a long history of activism before joining Jurnal Perempuan.Atnike Nova Sigiro and her team at Jurnal Perempuan embrace women’s voices and their continuous struggles for equality and empowerment.When RA Kartini wrote the letters that would later be compiled into the book titled Habis Gelap Terbitlah Terang (Out of Darkness Comes Light), she spoke of ideas that were unthinkable in the Indonesian society of her era: women’s emancipation.Now, more than a century after Kartini’s passing, her legacy lives on through the numerous women’s movements and rights groups in the country. One of them is quarterly feminist publication Jurnal Perempuan, which has just published its historic 100th issue under the helm of Atnike Nova Sigiro.Serving as the journal’s executive director since 2017, Atnike said that her interest in t...