Student from Australia Interests to Gender Research at UMM

Author : Humas | Saturday, February 21, 2015 11:36 WIB

Welcome: Dr Asep Nurjaman, MSi gave UMM jacket to ACICIS student from Australia Emma Robert when new student admission in Fisip courtroom. (20/2)


One more Australian student came to University of Muhammadiyah Malang. Emma Robert who is participated program of Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) will study at FISIP and conduct research within one semester. Emma arrival was greeted by Dean of FISIP, Dr Asep Nurjaman, MSi and staff, Friday (20/2).

Emma admitted to be interest in the study of gender. Firstly, in study she got conclusion in Indonesia gender justice is still worrying and need to be corrected. Various cases, such as sexual violence, always cornered female victims. 

“I always interested to the issue of gender. One of issue that always to be stigma, as a result many women and cannot do anything,” she said.

Emma who had been a volunteer for disabilities in Australia interested to the moving of gender awareness in Indonesia. “I think Indonesia is still less of campaign to stop sexual violence on woman. With my research later, I want to help Indonesia public awareness about this problem. I am passionate in social, legal justice and of course helps other people,” she said.

This year Acicis in UMM entering to 20th year and Emma is one of Acicis student 40th generation. Throughout 20 years cooperation UMM with consortium of 21 universities in Australia to be continued even though sometimes affected with rise and fall the temperature of relationship Indonesia-Australia.   

The Dean of FISIP said Indonesia-Australia not only close neighbor but alsoalso friendship. So naturally if there is disagreement and then peace back. “Acicis student in UMM can be an ambassador of relation between the two countries,” hope Asep Nurjaman after pinned the UMM jacket to Emma. (rhe/nas)





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