New Internationalist

Southeast Asia

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Let’s talk about parenting

In the Philippines, Iris Gonzales attends a course to get hints on doing the best for her daughter.

Filed in: Children Philippines

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

Indonesians refuse to stop fighting extractive industry

Radical action is needed to help the victims of the fossil fuel rush win justice, writes Alex Scrivener.

Filed in: Corporations Energy Environment Indonesia

Sold to the sea: trafficking in the Thai fishing industry

Migrants who escape violent, unpaid work can face a corrupt legal system. Andy Hickman meets a group from Burma.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Thailand

Welcome to Manila, the gates of hell

Novelist Dan Brown’s description is sadly apt, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

Rubber barons are robbing Cambodia and Laos

A new report from Global Witness reveals the links between Vietnamese land-grabbing companies and Western financial institutions.

Filed in: Cambodia Environment Forests Land Laos

The Philippines: little reason to celebrate press freedom

While rankings have improved, Iris Gonzales describes a culture of impunity which fails to get justice for murdered media workers.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Philippines Politics Violence

Country Profile: Indonesia

Another decade of living dangerously, despite a smart, engaged middle class and increasingly empowered poor.

Filed in: Indonesia

Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.

Filed in: Migration Philippines Work

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

Why I support One Billion Rising

Despite criticism that the campaign doesn’t address the root causes of women’s inequality, Iris Gonzales says it’s a step in the right direction.

Filed in: Philippines Women

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