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Lena über Papua

Lena über Papua


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Posted on 04:10 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Global Paper Vision

Global Paper Vision


Environmental Paper Network, March 2014

Our Vision

We share a common vision of a forest, pulp and paper industry that contributes to a clean, healthy, just and sustainable future for all life on earth. We seek a world with new consumption patterns that meet the needs of all people while eliminating waste and over-consumption, where paper production is less reliant on virgin fibre and not associated with loss of biodiversity or forests, maximises use of recycled materials, respects ... read more

Posted on 05:17 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Medicalization of FGM in Indonesia

Medicalization of FGM in Indonesia


27.02.2014

Additional Submission to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child 66th Session

Introduction

This report addresses the implementation of article 24 of the convention, particularly the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), in Indonesia and the current policy of the Indonesian Government which has led to so called medicalization of FGM. This submission refers to Part 1 No. 7 of the List of Issues.

 The Actual State of FGM Practice in Indonesia

Female Genital Mutilation remains a very common practice in ... read more

Posted on 01:31 PM in joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications
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Im Frausein beschnitten

Im Frausein beschnitten


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Posted on 09:05 PM in Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Millionen Mädchen und Frauen von Genitalverstümmelung betroffen

Millionen Mädchen und Frauen von Genitalverstümmelung betroffen


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Posted on 08:25 PM in Human Development, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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FGM in Indonesia: Don’t trivialize it – protect girls from it!

FGM in Indonesia: Don’t trivialize it – protect girls from it!


30 January 2014

 

Each year the genitals of two million Indonesian girls are cut

Terre des Femmes, Kalyanamitra and Watch Indonesia! demand that the President and the Health Minister of Indonesia follow the international agreements signed by Indonesia and implement national laws to end FGM in Indonesia.

In 2006 the Indonesian government banned the practice of female genital mutilation. However in 2010 the ban was contradicted through the publishing of an advisory for medical professionals ... read more

Posted on 02:17 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion
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Calls Mount for RI Government to Retract Support for Female Genital Mutilation

Calls Mount for RI Government to Retract Support for Female Genital Mutilation


The Jakarta Post, 28 January 2014

http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/01/28/calls-mount-government-retract-support-fgm.html

 By Nurfika Osman

A coalition of NGOs demanded the government ban female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation or FGM.

The group said that the practice was rampant despite laws and several international conventions, which had been ratified by the government, regulating otherwise.

Kalyanamitra, Watch Indonesia! and Berlin-based Terre Des Femmes said the practice violated the 1999 Human Rights Law; 2002 Child Protection Law; 2004 Domestic Violence Law; 2009 Health Law; the International ... read more

Posted on 05:33 PM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Society & Religion, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Aceh

Aceh


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Posted on 10:25 PM in Aceh, democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Deutsche Panzer nach Indonesien

Deutsche Panzer nach Indonesien


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Posted on 07:34 AM in democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Regional Conflicts, security sector, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Flucht vor der dunklen Vergangenheit

Flucht vor der dunklen Vergangenheit


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Posted on 09:01 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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