Why is the Indonesian labor migrant force, one of the largest in the world, mostly formed by women?

As one of the largest migrant workers communities in the world (UN Women, 2019), in Indonesia,working abroad has become a means of escaping poverty. (Setyawati, 2013) The government activelypromotes labor migration as a temporary solution to national unemployment and poverty where themajority of labor supply work as low-skilled and semi-skilled workers in the sectors of … Continua llegint Why is the Indonesian labor migrant force, one of the largest in the world, mostly formed by women?

El Sàhara Occidental, un conflicte oblidat

Elisabet Ficapal & Cristina Gironès El silenci mediàtic a nivell internacional és una de les principals traves per al desbloqueig del conflicte del Sàhara Occidental. Cinc sahrauís del camp de refugiats de Tindouf ens parlen d’aquest silenci, del mur de la vergonya, de la passivitat de la MINURSO i de com volen encarar el conflicte. … Continua llegint El Sàhara Occidental, un conflicte oblidat

Spain, the country with most imprisoned artists in the world

Julia Natri & Cristina Gironès January 2021 Pablo Hasél, a rapper, has been condemned to two years and a day in jail for praising terrorism, and for slandering Spanish state and royal institutions in his songs. On the same day as Pablo Hasél was ordered to report to prison, the president of the European Court … Continua llegint Spain, the country with most imprisoned artists in the world

Youth, in the spotlight of the Covid-19 spread

Reportatge originalment publicat a Blog Aarhus Universitet Cristina Gironès & Kimberly Nicolaus The young people themselves are responsible for getting infected because they don’t stick to the restrictions. That’s the main answer to the question of why especially the youth is infected with Covid-19 in Aarhus. However, the statistics show that the number of tests taken are the highest in … Continua llegint Youth, in the spotlight of the Covid-19 spread

Aarhus “K”, the “Kultur” district used for artistic expression

Publicat originalment a Blog Aarhus Universitet Cristina Gironès & Chu Yang On the south side of the Aarhus River stands a squared building, reminiscent of an industrial warehouse. The Godsbanen is a cultural center that was built in 2012 in one of Denmark’s largest train freight yards, with the aim of offering a space for those artists who cannot afford the rent … Continua llegint Aarhus “K”, the “Kultur” district used for artistic expression