Indonesia

Navigating a pregnancy can be a daunting experience, especially during a pandemic. All over the world, antenatal care services have been restricted, leaving expectant parents feeling anxious and lost.  Pregnancy Partner – Seefar’s latest innovation – is a mobile phone application which aims to empower people to strengthen the heath and wellbeing of their whole …

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Forced labour affects almost 25 million people globally. Migrant workers, and particularly overseas domestic workers, are vulnerable to exploitation at the hands of recruiters and employers due to a range of legal, cultural, social and economic factors.  Since 2015, Seefar has been conducting a large-scale research project, funded by the Macquarie Group Foundation. The research aims to …

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Modern slavery is a global issue deeply connected to labour migration. Migrants and those pursuing work abroad are often at risk of financial, emotional and physical exploitation. Overseas domestic workers are particularly vulnerable because they live and work in private households. In Indonesia, prospective female domestic workers face acute risks early on in their migration planning but …

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In the ecosystem of international efforts against human trafficking and modern slavery, there is a plague of recommendations. Some are intelligent recommendations, which are hard to follow among the noise. Some are less intelligent recommendations, adding to the din without illuminating opportunities. Many are irrelevant, ill-conceived or ignored. The industry has reached a stage of …

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Earlier in 2017, Seefar was entrusted by the Center for International Legal Cooperation (CILC) and their implementing partner, the Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation (JCLEC), to evaluate an ambitious program to design new curricula on combatting transnational crime for the Indonesian National Police. Capitalizing on our experience in evaluating similar initiatives, we worked with program stakeholders to garner evidence of the project’s …

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In Indonesia, Seefar is interested in promoting social equality and mobility among disadvantaged and marginalized groups. The first step to action is understanding how social mobility is influenced by education and the economy. We have analyzed macro-level statistics available on Indonesia to discern trends and establish whether economic welfare and school enrollment in Indonesia are …

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For us, low-skilled labour migration is a great opportunity to improve life for poor people. However, the markets for this labour demand attention because of the abuse and exploitation that is so common in them. The ethics and effectiveness of a system that shifts an extra $10 a month to a Qatari (GDP per capita …

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For Seefar, designing programs around low-skilled labour migration is a great opportunity to improve life for poor people. We are working with first time migrant domestic workers in Indonesia to ensure that they are able to better protect themselves from current exploitative industry practices. This will mean that they can benefit more from their employment abroad. However, the markets for this …

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Socially excluded groups in Indonesia, such as transgender people and children with disabilities, don’t have the same opportunities as other groups in society. They often find it hard to access education and healthcare because they lack information about the kinds of services available to them or because these services don’t cover their specific needs. Program …

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