Revisions to raise the legislative threshold risk concentrating power in the hands of a few, stifling representation of women and other minorities, write CWI’s Heru Samosir and Dirga Ardiansa.
In the legislative election on Wednesday, 40% of candidates will be women. Julia Ikasarana and Mia Novitasari take a closer look at the state of women’s representation in Indonesian politics.
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Date created: 1 July 2015