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(From The Jakarta Post)
Non-government organizations have assisted 25 women in their bid to become legislators in upcoming elections.
The NGOs, including the Center for Electoral Reform (Cetro) and the Concerned Indonesian Women's Movement (GPPI) say the legislative candidates are worth assisting because they are quality candidates.
"But it doesn't mean that other woman candidates are not good," Francisca "Eri" Seda of Cetro said on Tuesday.
Political parties were expected to field at least 30 percent of women candidates for the April 5 legislative election but only two out of 24 parties actually did.
Eri said the 25 women had …