24 Oct 2018
The Embassy of Sweden in Jakarta, in collaboration with Flower Aceh, brought the Swedish Dads photo exhibition to Banda Aceh, Indonesia, 24-28 October 2018.
The exhibition was inaugurated by the Embassy's Deputy Head of Mission, Aceh Province's Head of Information Agency as well as the Head of Women Empowerment and Child Protection Agency, and the Dean of Faculty of Law of Syiah Kuala University (Unsyiah).
Following the launch, two separate discussions were held in Unsyiah. The first session targeted Acehnese opinion and decision makers in which gender equality laws and policies were discussed both from legal and religious perspectives.
The second session targeted undergraduate students of Unsyiah. On this occasion, the panelists comprising a young Islamic scholar, representatives of P2TP2A (local women empowerment and child protection center), Flower Aceh, and the Embassy, shared with students, what each of their institutions do to promote gender equality and end violence against women.