International Women's Day 2018: Interview with Sister Catharina

Date Publish: 
03/02/18
Region-Country: 
Indonesia

Sister Catharina is popularly known as "Sister Gender" or "Sister of Gender Equality" for her continuous promotion of gender equality in Lampung Province, Indonesia. Sister Catharina, who is a part of Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George, has been a women's rights activist since 1997, supporting in particular women who are victims and survivors of sexual violence, sexual harassment, and domestic violence. Watch Sister Catharina’s interview by IOM Indonesia on how she became involved in the struggle for gender equality and what her hope is for the future.