Salah satu problem terbesar di Papua adalah akses atas layanan kesehatan yang nyaris tidak ada, terutama bagi masyarakat yang tinggal di daerah-daerah pedalaman.
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.
“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.”
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
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.
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!
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.
To mark Human Rights Day 2014, we collaborated with local partners to screen Oppenheimer's 'The Look of Silence' in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Southeast Asian lawmakers today called on Myanmar to scrap a package of discriminatory laws to be submitted for review by the parliament, saying they violate international human rights laws and threaten to destabilize the county in its transition to democracy.
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Engagemedia recently traveled to Flores, an island in eastern Indonesia, to document participatory video workshops conducted by Kelola Foundation.