Tag: Indonesia

The Plight of the Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

by Melissa Dalton-Bradford -Switzerland- She’s Indonesian, in her thirties, and works in Singapore to sustain her family back at home – her children from a failed marriage, her mother, and her siblings. To keep a thatched roof over everyone’s heads,

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The Rice Barn is Empty: Practices of Stealing and Divorcing Women in Lombok

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by Kavita Bedford -Australia- The taxi driver laughed, showing all his teeth. “Yes. Just one month ago I helped my friend Janedi* kidnap his wife,” he said. “Sorry, what do you mean kidnap?” I stammered, not sure whether this word

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