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Grace Susetyo talks to feminist playwright Faiza Mardzoeki about the present status of women in Indonesian society and her recent production

thebuzz – Volume 2 Number 7 : April 2011 Women in Indonesia — Striving for Equal Rights Celebrated yearly on April 21, Kartini’s birthday stands as a reminder of the remarkable progress Indonesia has made over the past two centuries in achieving greater equality for women. Grace Susetyo talks to feminist playwright Faiza Mardzoeki about the present status of women in Indonesian …

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The rise and fall of Indonesia’s women’s movement

The rise and fall of Indonesia’s women’s movement Dian Kuswandini, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Wed, 04/21/2010 11:07 AM | Feature A | A | A | Girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice. Boys are made of snips and snails, and puppy-dog tails. The famous lines — made popular through an old nursery rhyme — might …

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Celebrating Women’s “Herstory”

Life April Festival: Celebrating women’s `herstory’ Dian Kuswandini, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Sat, 04/10/2010 11:33 AM | Life A | A | A | The image of the famous heroine Kartini might evoke nothing other than a graceful aristocrat Javanese lady wearing a kebaya – a traditional long-sleeved Javanese blouse – and a sanggul (elaborate chignon). That is why …

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Thought of the day-Raising Women’s Voices

Faiza Mardzoeki Raising Women’s Voices From Kartini to the Youth of today… “The young woman contemplated and fought for a struggle no less arduous than the battle against the occupiers, which is the fight to unshackle women from the subjugation of their own people.” Who is Kartini? Women such as Tjut Nyak Dhien, Christina Martha Tiahahu and Nyi Ageng Serang …

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