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Pretty, pure and pious: policing women in Indonesia

Indonesia Study Group


Sharyn Graham Davies (Auckland University of Technology)


Hedley Bull Theatre 2, Hedley Bull Centre (130), Garran Road, ANU


Wednesday, 1 August, 2018 - 12:30 to 14:00

Indonesia’s policewomen were rarely in public (or even police) consciousness prior to 2013. Yet the succeeding five years saw an explosion in visibility. Public furore concerning forced virginity testing of recruits, national debate over permitting women to veil on duty, and social media sites consumed with beauty concomitantly propelled policewomen into the limelight.

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