AJAR conducted a participatory action research on how women experience conflict, and in its aftermath, struggle to survive in situations where impunity is the norm. These books of photos capture some of the initial results in Indonesia, Myanmar and Timor-Leste, using in-depth discussions and exchanges with 140 women victims and survivors.
The Indonesian and Tetun versions highlight the stories of 108 women victims and survivors from Indonesia and Timor-Leste. English version, which includes the stories of all women victims and survivors from three countries who were involved in this research and describe our evaluation on the progress of the Beijing Platform for Action, published as part of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, an international policy framework for advancing women’s rights.
These books of photos were published in collaboration of AJAR with Jaringan Perempuan Indonesia Timur (JPIT), Kiprah Perempuan (KIPPER), Lingkar Pemberdayaan Perempuan (LAPPAN), Women’s Legal Aid (LBH Apik) Aceh, and Lembaga Studi dan Advokasi HAM (ELSHAM Papua) in Indonesia, Assosiasaun Chega Ba Ita (ACbit) in Timor-Leste, as well as Women’s Organizations Network (WON), Kachin Women Association Thailand (KWAT) and Karen Women Empowerment Group (KWEG) in Myanmar.