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Abortion Policy in Indonesia: Rights, Law and Religious Perspectives

11 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2010  

Erlangga Agustino Landiyanto

University of Bristol, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Students

Date Written: April 2, 2010

Abstract

Abortion became major issue in Indonesia. There are a lot of controversies behind the policy of abortion, but generally there are two poles of perspectives, pro-choice and pro-life. This paper tries to see abortion from different way and discuss macro-perspective of abortion from religious and legal perspectives as well as provides micro-analysis from individual perspectives to find the reasons why the women need to do abortion. With concerning to local and rights perspectives, this paper attempts to provide alternative or third perspective of abortion in Indonesia and provide alternative policy recommendation for this issue.

Keywords: Abortion, religion, rights, law

Suggested Citation

Landiyanto, Erlangga Agustino, Abortion Policy in Indonesia: Rights, Law and Religious Perspectives (April 2, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1583403 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1583403

Erlangga Landiyanto (Contact Author)

University of Bristol, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Students ( email )

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Bristol, BS8 1TZ
United Kingdom

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