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Women, the Great Civilization Builders
Posted by maxfm on 28th November 2021
The Governor of East Nusa Tenggara province received a plaque from the Chairman of GMKI central board. (Photo: ONI)

MaxFM, Waingapu – Women are known for their nature as multitasking beings. For that reason, if women have equal input and opportunity in the education and health sectors, they will be able to build a great civilization more than men do.

The Governor of East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), Viktor Bungtilu Laiskodat, conveyed the idea while presenting as a keynote speaker at a National Woman Consultation (Konas) of the Indonesian Christian Students Movement (GMKI). The event took place at Umbu Hapu Mbay building in Wangapu on Friday (26/11/2021). The governor uttered his appreciation to GMKI for raising the issue of women and children protection in the Konas.

The governor said that women are special beings because they can do multiple tasks at once, manage the tasks, and complete them well. The ability that men cannot do.

The governor, who pursued his doctoral degree at Satya Wacana Christian University (SWCU) Salatiga, stated that GMKI has done a great job by raising the issue of women and children in Sumba. He saw the decision as a great form of reverence for Sumba women, especially those who live in East Sumba. Despite the hardships and the conventional archetypes of the patriarchy, women in East Sumba have a significant contribution.

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