Indonesian 'sperm in pool' child protection commissioner accepts sacking, grudgingly


Sitti Hikmawatty, who was fired by President Joko Widodo from the Indonesian Child Protection Commission after making scientifically inaccurate claims, said she accepted her dismissal, while claiming she had been treated unfairly.-TribunJakarta

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): Former Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) commissioner Sitti Hikmawatty – who was fired by President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo after making the scientifically inaccurate claim that "strong sperm" could impregnate women in swimming pools – said she accepted her dismissal, while also claiming she had been treated unfairly.

During a teleconference on Tuesday (April 28), Sitti said the agency's decision to recommend her dismissal was made in violation of procedure, saying that she should have been given an administrative sanction and a letter of reprimand instead of being fired.

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