Femina (Indonesia)

September 2012 cover of Femina

Femina is an Indonesian weekly women's magazine founded in 1972. The magazine is owned by Femina Group.

History and contentEdit

Femina was established in 1972[1] and the first issue was published in September 1972. The cover of the first issue was shot in the garage of Svida Alisjahbana, whose father was the magazine's photographer. The magazine is published on a weekly basis. One of its editors was Mirta Kartohadiprodjo, Alisjahbana's aunt, and Irma Hardisurya was fashion editor.[2] Widarti Gunawan, publisher and later chief editor, had done an apprenticeship with Verenigde Nederlandse Uitgeverijen, the Dutch publisher of the women's magazine Margriet; along with Libelle, Margriet was one of Femina's magazine's models.[3]

Svida Alisjahbana is the chief executive of Indonesia’s Femina Group.[2]


  1. ^ Dessy Kania; Helen Diana Vida (March 2013). "Women Representation in Print Media-Case Study: Femina, Kartini, Cosmopolitan and Her World Magazines in Indonesia". Jurnal Komunikologi. 7 (1). Archived from the original on 19 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. ^ a b Robb Young (7 May 2014). "Femina Group Defending Turf". Business of Fashion. Retrieved 7 May 2014.
  3. ^ Vreeken, Rob (2012). Baas in eigen boerka. Meulenhoff. p. 227. ISBN 9789460232619.

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