A Prayer Answered
NOW, Ata Layan is always eager to discuss domestic violence with her husband- from the various forms of domestic violence to how to stop it. But Ata herself, a housewife from the village of Poka in Ambon City, Maluku, has never experienced domestic violence. "I was given new information that opened my eyes to the problem," she said.
Ata only came to understand inequality in gender relations recently, after…
Young coconut shell was on the lunch menu of Fransisca Patatcot and her son on Saturday two weeks ago. Sitting next to each other on the wooden porch of the Santo Petrus Paulus Church, Pulau Tiga District, Asmat Regency, Papua, they snacked on the coconut shell. When the coconut shell was finished, she began eating the husk.