When it comes to statement masks, nothing beats the chutzpah of bilat (vagina) masks that were stitched by women inside the prisons of Iloilo City.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, philanthropists and private foundations have invested their resources to control the Covid-19 epidemic and ameliorate its impacts.
The Jakarta Post – The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting major divides in society and exposing preexisting vulnerabilities. A case in point are the estimated 10 million international migrants in Southeast Asia, mainly consisting of lower skilled-workers most often in irregular positions.
The current COVID-19 discourse shows how little social scientists have made their voices heard, and should inspire us to do more and speak out louder – while keeping distance
Southeast Asia’s health systems are remarkable for an absence of meaningful regional collaboration. What are the barriers to collaboration, why should we collaborate more and how can we get started?
The dominant narrative of the COVID-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia barely gives attention to the many social and cultural dimensions of the crisis, and humanities and social science experts remain at the margins of containment decisions.
Thailand was ranked as the sixth largest contributor of plastic waste into the ocean in 2015. The country saw an improvement in 2019 when its ranking became the tenth among the 20 world’s largest marine plastic waste contributors.
According to Luc Citrinot (2010), “for a long time, museums in Southeast Asia did not see as interesting attractions to international visitors. Thusly, a museum visit is generally not the factor to motivate their visit this part of the world”.
Since 2012, hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh from the Rakhine State in Myanmar. Some have been living discreetly in Nepal, establishing a settlement in a quiet part of the Kathmandu city. In this piece, the author share some of her observations.
In the last months, we have seen a growing number of philanthropists and private foundations pledge their resources to control the COVID19 pandemic and ameliorate its impacts.