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Feminism in Indonesia


Internet Sites

There is an excellent website full of information on the women's struggle in East Timor here.

The Utopia site contains a list of women's resources for China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand. You can access this here.

You can reach the UNIFEM Indonesia page here.

The journal, A Woman's Voice, has a special issue on the victims of the riots in Indonesia here.

You can read the Amnesty International addresses for action in Indonesia here.


      Berninghausen, Jutta and Birgit Kerstan. Forging New Paths: Feminist Social Methodology and Rural Women in Java. Zed Books, 1992.

      Brenner, Suzanne April. The Domestication of Desire: Women, Wealth, and Modernity in Java. Princeton Univ. Press, 1998.

      Grijns, Mies, Ines Smyth, Anita Van Velzen, and Sugiah Mac Hfud. Different Women, Different Work: Gender and Industrialization in Indonesia. Avebury, 1994.

      Hellwig, Tineke. In the Shadow of Change: Images of Women in Indonesian Literature. Univ. of California Regents, 1994.

      Hong Kong NGOs. "Petition for Indonesian Women: To Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women." Hong Kong Voice of Democracy (1 Sept 1998).

      Sears, Laurie J., ed. Fantasizing the Feminine in Indonesia. Duke Univ. Press, 1996.

      Sullivan, Norma. Masters and Managers: The Study of Gender Relations in Urban Java. Paul and Co. Pub. Consortium, 1995.

      Wolf, Diane Lauren. Factory Daughters: Gender, Household Dynamics, and Rural Industrialization in Java. Univ. of California Press, 1992.

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