This should not be this way. but this is what happened to me. the last time when I so want something, I’m so sure. I’ve got it now, but I’m still debating with myself whether I could finish it or not. something in my head continues to meet and enliven the debate for the sake of argument that should not have happened. but there’s what happened to me. I spent half of my time...
women on the train
One day a woman contacted me and planned a meeting between her and her husband. during the sting, her voice made me stop and think for a moment. what has happened to the woman and her husband? although I’m curious, but I did not get a chance to ask more. she closed her talk, and then send short message containing about our meeting time. Unfortunately again, my mind was filled with my papers...
about her struggle
Now I tell you about the real-life story of a victim of human trafficking that I’ve ever reported. Fifteen year old Sri, from Indramayu, never gave up hope of escaping from the Jakarta nightclub where she was held prisoner and forced to work as a prostitute. “When I was offered the job, all I was told was that I would be working in a bread factory, but it turned out that I was to be sold into...
democracy or tomocracy
in a discussion, our teacher suddenly asked. The first, “one man ruled country and aims to achieve the common good is called?”, we replied “monarchy”. “But if the goal is only achieved personal kindness, cruel and unjust ruler the country called?”, then we answered the “tyranny”. The second, “which ruled the country and have some noble purpose...
my other blog →
On a Friday afternoon in late 2010, a crowd has gathered in Gramedia bookshop in Cirebon, West Java to participate in a discussion with expert panellists about The ‘O’ Project, one of the most talked-about books of the year. The ‘O’ in the title is for orgasm and the book, by activist Firliana Purwanti, is based around conversations with women from diverse backgrounds about their experiences of...