In Memoriam: Founder of Indonesia’s First Feminist Journal Toeti Heraty Dies
Professor of Philosophy at the University of Indonesia (UI) Toeti Heraty Noerhadi has passed away at 05.10 am on Sunday, June 13, in a Jakarta hospital. She was 87.
“UI is deeply saddened by the loss of Professor Dr. Toeti Heraty Noerhadi binti R. Roosseno," said the university's public relations head Amelita Lusia in a statement.
Amelita said Toeti Heraty was a professor and lecturer with high integrity. "Professor Dr. Toeti Heraty Noerhadi binti R. Roosseno will be remembered as a lecturer and educator with high integrity and dedication,” she said, adding that the professor was well-respected by all and a kind-hearted person.
According to Kompas.tv, Toeti is one of the founders of the first feminist journal in Indonesia, namely Jurnal Perempuan.
Toeti earned her degrees in Medicine and Psychology in 1955 and 1962, respectively from the University of Indonesia. She also studied abroad and graduated from Rijk Universiteit in Leiden, the Netherlands in 1974.
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