Rifka Annisa Participate in the ACICIS NGO Fair

Written by  Tuesday, 22 August 2017 13:39

Yogyakarta - Wednesday (09/08), Australian Consortium in Country Indonesia Studies held a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Fair event. This event presents a non-governemental organization with various focus issues in Yogyakarta. The aim is to familiarize the organizations with the wider community.

As one of the non-governmental organization in Yogyakarta, Rifka Annisa participated in the event held in Room Yustisia, University Club building of Universitas Gajah Mada. Rifka Annisa comes as a booth filler. Other participating organizations include Satu Nama, RedR Indonesia, Yayasan Rumah Impian, Sahabat Perempuan, and so on. These organizations have various background issues raised from humanitarian issues, child protection, employment, environmental awareness, to women's violence.

Rifka Annisa introduced to the visitors on gender-based violence issues for women in Yogyakarta. In addition, Rifka Annisa also explained about the programs and work that have been done to strive for the elimination of violence against women and unequal gender-based violence. The event attracted students from universities in Yogyakarta such as Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta State University, and so on. Besides being visited by students in the country, there are also many foreign students who are studying in Indonesia. "This focus is interesting and I am interested to become a volunteer in Rifka Annisa," said Vanessa, an Australian student. Currently, he is studying at Gajah Mada University. She is very enthusiastic about joining NGO Fair and interested to register as a volunteer at Rifka Annisa in the following year after getting more information related to Rifka Annisa.

 Translator: Laras Intansari from Brawijaya University

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