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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We are against poligamy !

The Jakarta Post , Jakarta | Wed, 07/30/2003 12:00 AM | Opinion Faiza Mardzoeki, Member, Management Council Ungu Institute, Jakarta July 25, 2003, marked a setback in the Indonesian women’s movement. On that date an Indonesian businessman, Puspo Wardoyo, the owner of the restoran Wong Solo franchise, organized an awards ceremony for males who had married more than one wife. …

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An Anthology Documenter Film “At Stake”

A slap to the face: the struggles of Indonesian women ( from an anthology doc film AT STAKE) AN ANTHOLOGY DOCUMENTER FILM “AT STAKE” A slap to the face: the struggles of Indonesian women Faiza Mardzoeki My eyeballs almost fall out from their sockets after two hours of choking on such deep feelings. My sentiments had been subjected to strong …

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Am Back Home Now After 4 Months Away

Hi…. I have now got home in Jakarta after 4 months away! Am happy, but still have jet lag! So I’ll write again, later…Hopefully soon! 22 Nov, 08. 1. 05 am-Faiza

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