Cross Border Migration And Sexuality In South East Asia And Greater Mekong Sub Region

30 July 2012 | admin
Project At Glance
Country Indonesia, Burma, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand.
Region Batam, West Kalimantan
Name of Client Rockefeller Foundation Bangkok Office
Address UBC 2 Building, 21st Floor 591, Sukhumvit 33, Wattana Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Duration of Assignment 6 bulan
Start Date December, 2002
Completion Date June, 2004
Prinsipal Investigator Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Darwin
Principal Investigator (Not on the list)
Research Team Dr. Anna Marie Wattie, M.A.
Research Team (not on the list)
Profiles of Professional Staff Provided by The Center Anthropologist, Public Administration Specialist, Women Studies Specialist.

This research is a part of collaborative research which undertaken by the Asian Migrant Center (AMC) and its partners in the Mekong Migration Network, with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation. Along with Indonesia, the research is conducted in Burma, Cambodia, China, Lao P.D.R., Thailand, and Vietnam.
The objectives of this research are 1) to identify cross-border sexuality issues relevant to Southeast Asian countries, 2) to conduct comparative studies to explore the ways in which issues of those countries connect with other countries in the Southeast Asian region, 3) to map the cases and sexuality related issues in the Southeast Asian region, 4) to publish the results of the study in the Southeast Asian and Mekong sub regions, and 5) to build a network in Southeast Asia as a basis for policy makers to deal with the issues through an integrative network.
Especially to Indonesia, the emphasized is put into the matter of trafficking and sexual exploitation on Indonesian migrating labors to Malaysia. One of the research is held in Batam and West Kalimantan and successfully mapping the trafficking patrons on women and the sexual exploitation on the migrants.

Developing project proposal Developing research instrument (questionnaire) Data collection and analyzing Reporting and publishing research findings Developing networking Formulating recommendation