Domestic burden biggest hurdle to women's political participation in Indonesia

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Domestic burden biggest hurdle to women's political participation in Indonesia

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A researcher from the University of Indonesia's Politics Review Center (Puskapol UI), Beni Telaumbanua, speaks at a webinar entitled 'Ensuring Women's Participation in the General Election',(ANTARA/Putu Indah Savitri/FR)

Domestic responsibilities and social constructs are the biggest hurdles to improving women's participation in politics, a researcher at the University of Indonesia's Politics Review Center (Puskapol UI), Beni Telaumbanua, has said.

"Women encounter a domestic challenge in the form of their responsibility as a wife or a mother," he noted at a webinar on 'Ensuring Women's Participation in the General Election', streamed live on YouTube here on Tuesday.

Click here to read the full article published by Antara News on 4 January 2022.


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