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Facing tough times in post-tsunami Aceh

2 pp. Tess Bacall, Jakarta Post, 24 November 2005. Discussion of gendered tsunami impacts and responses with attention to both men and women, including coerced marriages and domestic violence. This short piece draws on insight from relief workers, journalists, women’s rights advocates and women’s groups active in tsunami response such as the coalition Flower Aceh. A good beginning place for raising broader gender issues for immediate and long-term relief. Available through the Jakarta Post:


Key words: Tsunami, gender violence, women's group, recovery