Foreign female refugees arriving in Indonesia hope that the country can be a more comfortable temporary dwelling place compared to their war-torn homeland. Sadly, the expectation is yet to be fulfilled as gender-based violence is still rampant. Moreover, the country’s weak legal system is ineffective in protecting the victims.
In this special episode produced in collaboration with BEBESEA, Ali Reza Yawari shows us the life of a refugee lost in the middle of a country that doesn’t acknowledge his status as he finds himself through Taekwondo.
/ba∙ca/ with New Naratif: Environmental Migration in Kalimantan Event Recap
We revisit /ba·ca/ with New Naratif’s Environmental Migration in Kalimantan featuring New Naratif’s very own researcher, Lengga Pradipta, and researcher and activist, Pangeran Nasution.
Explainer: Inequality in Singapore
Inequality is a growing problem in Singapore, threatening the country’s social stability. The government’s focus on economic growth and individual accountability in tackling inequality, however, means that their policies may not reflect peoples’ actual experiences.
Myanmar’s New Feminist Narrative
In this episode, Bonnibel Rambatan and Thet Wai talks about Myanmar’s New Feminist Narrative and Wai’s experiences as a feminist activist in Myanmar.
The Journey of a Filipino Seafarer in Taiwan
Due to low wages in the Philippines, Kuya Ver was willing to take the risk of becoming a seafarer in Taiwan. However, the abuse that he and his crewmates suffered led to a man’s death and almost his own. Now, he is pushing for justice—and you, too, can help stop these cases from happening again.
Santa Ana: Stories by the Riverside
In this special episode produced in collaboration with BEBESEA, Levi Masuli hosts an audio documentary telling the story of former migrants turned riverside vegetable farmers in Santa Ana of the Rizal Province, Philippines.
Indonesia’s Police Brutality & Media Freedom
Bonnibel Rambatan, Fadiyah Alaidrus, and Ade Wahyudin talks about Indonesia’s police brutality and its effect on media freedom, police reform and other related policy advocacies, and how we can contribute to create change.
Documenting the Undocumented: The Struggle for a Legal Identity
One out of three people in Sabah is struggling for a legal identity, fundamentally affecting their access to various rights and opportunities. This is the story of three stateless people in Sabah, the challenges they face, and the resilience they have developed.