The tears have not stopped, the violence has not ended: political upheaval, ethnicity, and violence against women in Indonesia.

  • G Wandita
  • Published 1998 in Gender and development


The view of women as the sexual property of men becomes heightened during periods of political unrest. The rape of Chinese-Indonesian women in Jakarta, Indonesia, during the May 1998 student demonstrations confirms this observation. This article describes interviews with Jakarta rape victims conducted by Volunteers for Humanity--a coalition of… (More)


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