Nyai Gender’s Safehouse
Thursday, 28 April 2022
Afwah Mumtazah, the administrator of the Kempek Islamic Boarding School in Cirebon, West Java, dedicates her educational institution to be a safe house for victims of sexual violence. She reshapes the educational model for equality for female boarding school students.
HALIMATUS Sakdiyah still cannot forget what happened in October 2016. At that time, she had received a phone call from Afwah Mumtazah, the administrator of the Kempek Islamic Boarding School in Cirebon, West Java. Halimatus initially thought there would be some news about her daughter, who was studying there.
As it turned out, Afwah asked Halimatus to take in a male baby. Halimatus is an administrator of the Manba’ul Khairaat Yatim (...
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