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from THE JAKARTA POST -- WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009 -- PAGE 19 Female legislative candidates from various political parties have vowed to fill 10 percent of Bali provincial and regional legislative seats at the next election.
Speaking at a recent debate, organized jointly by Denpasar chapter of the Independence Journalist Alliance, SIGI Indonesia and International Republican Institute, a woman activist Riniti Rahayu said that the legislative bodies are still male-dominated domains.
Rahayu from Bali Sruti, said that the result from the 2004 election was so discouraging.
Women candidates only filled 18 or 4.5 percent out of the total 385 legislative …