Indonesian women must have the same opportunity as men’s to get kinds of jobs. The women must also have skill and capability to be equal with men. It was said by a researcher on Gender of Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Nani Grace Simamora to RRI World Service Voice of Indonesia after a book launching of Gender and Science and Technology at Media Center of LIPI in Jakarta on Friday (16/03). Nani asked Indonesian women to keep working and showing their talent and capability to proof that they deserve to get equality and justice.
“Basically, equality means the same. The equality means that the opportunity of women to join military or other profession or jobs is based on their willingness and it must be as easy as the men. It must be like that. So, it is not only equality but also justice. It is important,” Nani Grace Simamora said.
Nani Grace Simamora also explained both men and women basically can choose jobs or professions they want. Nani hoped the people can respect all kinds of their professions wherever they work. (VOI/Ahmad Faisal/AHM)