Indonesia votes: New generation of women leaders

Clockwise from top left: Megawati Sukarnoputri, Siti Hediati Hariyadi, Grace Natalie, Yenny Wahid and Rahayu Saraswati.
Clockwise from top left: Megawati Sukarnoputri, Siti Hediati Hariyadi, Grace Natalie, Yenny Wahid and Rahayu Saraswati.PHOTOS: BLOOMBERG, AFP, GRACE NATALIE, YOUTUBE

JAKARTA • Indonesian voters have yet to directly elect a female president, but more high-profile women than ever are leading parties and running for office as the political ground shifts in the world's third-largest democracy.

Here is a look at the most influential female politicians in Indonesia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2019, with the headline 'New generation of women leaders'. Print Edition | Subscribe