Abortion Policy in Indonesia: Rights, Law and Religious Perspectives
Erlangga Agustino Landiyanto
University of Bristol, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Students
April 2, 2010
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: Abortion, religion, rights, law
Date posted: April 5, 2010