President Jokowi Calls on Indonesian Women to Enliven Kartinis Spirit of Struggle
Date 21 April 2019
President Joko Jokowi Widodo called on all Indonesian women to keep reviving national heroine Raden Ajeng Kartinis spirit (popularly known as Ibu Kartini), a Javanese feminist and womens rights activist.
To all Indonesian women and mothers of the nation, lets continue to revive the fighting spirit of Ibu Kartini, President Jokowi tweeted in his twitter account @jokowi and facebook fanpage to commemorate Kartini Day on Sunday (21/4).
According to the President, the spirit referred to the fighting spirit in raising family, and in building the community, the nation, as well as the countrys next generation.
He also put Kartini’s well-known motto Habis Gelap Terbitlah Terang (From Darkness to Light) in the caption. (ES)
Translated by: Syarifah Aisyah
Edited by: Estu Widyamurti/Mia Medyana