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Papuan Voices II: A Papuan School in the Indonesian Republic

by yerry last modified February 19, 2015

One of most critical problems in Papua is the lack of education. And it's not only about access to it.

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Papuan Voices II: Hans and his Struggle to Save the Karon

by yerry last modified February 19, 2015

The lack of access to health services continues to ail the people of West Papua, and especially those who live in remote areas, such as the Karon.

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Papuan Voices II: Mama Mariode

by Dhyta Caturani last modified February 05, 2015

“Kita harus berpikir ke depan untuk kamu dan anak cucu kamu. Besok cari makan dimana? Berkebun dimana? Mencari kayu untuk bangun rumah dimana? Sebagai orang tua, kami berpikir untuk masa depanmu. Itu sebabnya, mama dan bapak melindungi hutan kita yang tersisa ini.”

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RightsCon: Apply to join the Responsible Data Forum

by Becky Hurwitz last modified February 02, 2015

Technological tools and innovations have dramatically altered the landscape of human rights documentation. But the use of these tools and strategies also introduces new risks and challenges, which are little understood in practice or in theory. This Responsible Data Forum will address such issues in this hands on, collaborative event, structured towards concrete and practical responses to responsible data challenges. Participants will leave the forum with a stronger understanding of the responsible data issues at play when documenting human rights enjoyment, protection and violations.

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Papuan Voices II: Suku Karon dan Persoalan Kesehatan di Papua

by Dhyta Caturani last modified February 11, 2015

Salah satu problem terbesar di Papua adalah akses atas layanan kesehatan yang nyaris tidak ada, terutama bagi masyarakat yang tinggal di daerah-daerah pedalaman.

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Papuan Voices II: The Inspirational Dr. Mia

by yerry last modified February 10, 2015

A look at Dr Mia, one of the many inspiring characters featured in Papuan Voices II, our latest collection of advocacy videos on West Papua.

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Papuan Voices II: Mama Mariode

by Dhyta Caturani last modified January 19, 2015

“Kita harus berpikir ke depan untuk kamu dan anak cucu kamu. Besok cari makan dimana? Berkebun dimana? Mencari kayu untuk bangun rumah dimana? Sebagai orang tua, kami berpikir untuk masa depanmu. Itu sebabnya, mama dan bapak melindungi hutan kita yang tersisa ini.”

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The Unsung Orang Asli Heroes in Malaysia's Flood Relief

by EM News last modified January 19, 2015

The unprecedented onslaught of rain brought widespread devastation, catching everyone off guard. Not forsaken were the Orang Asli who, already making up for disproportionately high incidences of hardcore poverty in Malaysia, were severely effected as flood water ravaged their subsistence farm plots and cash crops.

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Internet access and censorship are the biggest challenges in Southeast Asia: Mong Palatino, Global Voices

by EM News last modified January 08, 2015

Mong Palatino, one of the advisors for RightsCon 2015, is the Philippines’ first blogger-turned-legislator and the youngest elected representative in the legislative body. He is currently the regional editor for Southeast Asia at Global Voices Online. RightsCon is the premier summit series bringing together civil society, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies, and governments on the subject of the Internet and human rights. RightsCon happens for the first time in Southeast Asia in Manila, The Philippines, from March 24-25, 2015.

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My Week at the Gender and Technology Pop-up Institute

by Dhyta Caturani last modified January 05, 2015

In early October, the Tactical Technology Collective announced its Gender and Technology Pop-up Institute and invited women and transgender activists to apply. More than 350 applications were received from all over the world. By end of the same month, it was announced that around 60 people were selected to be participants, and I was one of the lucky bunch!

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Crossroads Screening and Women Migrant Workers Discussion with OBR Indonesia

by Dhyta Caturani last modified January 05, 2015

In commemoration of International Migrants Day that falls on December 18 every year, EngageMedia collaborated with One Billion Rising (OBR) Indonesia to screen films on the issues faced by women migrant workers on December 20, 2014.

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Human Rights Day 2014: Screening Silence in Yogyakarta

by EM News last modified December 17, 2014

To mark Human Rights Day 2014, we collaborated with local partners to screen Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence' in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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