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UN Scrutinizes Indonesia’s Record on Socio-Economic Rights

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image In Cibinong, West Java, a state school requires its female students to wear long skirts, long-sleeve shirts, and the hijab.  © 2018 Andreas Harsono/Human Rights Watch On Wednesday in Geneva, United Nations experts concluded their dialogue with Indonesian government officials to review the country’s record on delivering economic, social, and cultural rights. When the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights last met with Indonesian representatives in 2014, it urged the government to “review and repeal provisions … found to be discriminatory against women.”…

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