Kartini Day is commemorated on April 21st by the Indonesian people. Celebrating equal rights for women in the spirit of Raden Ajeng Kartini Djojo Adhiningrat, who was born on April 21, 1879 in Jepara.
There were no equal rights for men and women in the old days. Women, particularly indigeneous women, are excluded from the right to an education. Meanwhile, Kartini has the privilege to get a proper education. Since she is the daughter of Jepara's Governor and a highborn, she has something which most Indonesian women do not possess, the privilege. Read more