Indonesian film honours women's rights activist

Raden Adjeng Kartini, an activist who fought for women's rights in Indonesia more than 100 years ago, is being honoured in a new film. Kartini started to fight for women's education at a time when it was rare for Indonesian girls to go to school.

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    Raden Adjeng Kartini, an activist who fought for women's rights in Indonesia more than 100 years ago, is being honoured in a new film.

    Kartini started to fight for women's education at a time when it was rare for Indonesian girls to go to school.

    But many are wondering what has become of her struggle in modern Indonesia.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Rembang.


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