Empowering Voices: Stories of Change from Women Migrant Workers and its Communities.

Date: 13 May 2024

Peace Village

This Digital Storybook compiles 19 stories of change written by the impacted communities of the Safe and Fair Programme, consisting of former women migrant workers, local communities, and frontline service providers benefitting from the Safe and Fair (SAF) Programme and implementing partners. The stories capture the impact of the SAF Programme from the unique perspectives and actual experiences of each writer, who express themselves in their storytelling styles. In the publication, you will find stories of perseverance, resilience, and meaningful, significant change, showcasing the strength and determination of the writers. These stories also reveal how changes at the community and individual levels often exceed expectations and lead to unforeseen impacts on those involved.

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The digital storybook was developed under the Safe and Fair: Realizing Women Migrant Workers' Rights and Opportunities in the ASEAN region” programme, jointly implemented by UN Women and ILO in collaboration with UNODC. The programme is part of the Spotlight Initiative, a multi-year partnership between the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) to eliminate violence against women in ten ASEAN Member States, including Indonesia.

The views expressed in the 19 stories of change from this digital storybook are those of the writers and do not necessarily represent the view of the UN Women.