Komodo National Park featured in documentary

The Tourism Ministry reportedly made a documentary proposing Komodo National Park in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara.

Komodo National Park is home to endangered Komodo dragons. In addition to the uncommon species, the region is likewise recognized for its breathtaking landscape.

“Titled Cerita Destinasi [Destination Story], filming came about in West Manggarai regency,” stated the ministry’s spokesperson, Andi Marpaung, including that the manufacturing group had visited numerous locations, inclusive of Cunca Wulang Waterfall, Ranko Cave, and Komodo National Park, for the documentary.


Andi stated the government turned into operating to promote Flores through several activities and creative endeavors, which include the movie. Labuan Bajo turned into indexed as a pinnacle ten precedence destination in Indonesia, which led the ministry to collaborate with private institutions to make a documentary proposing the national park.

Local musician Ivan Nestorman and model Advina Ratnaningsih reportedly participated in the documentary.

Ivan informed The Jakarta Post that Komodo National Park in West Manggarai become a famous diving, snorkeling and hiking vacation spot among nearby and overseas vacationers.

“I wish there could be upgrades in West Manggarai tourism that benefits the locals,” he stated.

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Meanwhile, Davina shared her enjoy diving in Pink Beach. “The coral reefs and marine existence attract vacationers who go to the island,” she stated, adding that she changed into excited to look Komodo dragons.

If you especially keep on with internal-town Jakarta, it’s smooth to overlook about the ring of vast industrial centers surrounding the capital with their big armies of guide worker’s. It’s even simpler to overlook with a mainstream media that covers the financial area and macroeconomic reviews with far more regularity than it does with hard work troubles, which include operating hours and conditions, wages and workplace harassment.

It is in this context that films together with Angka Jadi Suara (The Day the Voices Raised) are so essential.

The documentary, produced over the distance of 12 months by means of the Inter-Factory Laborers Federation (FBLP), documents a campaign to address sexual attack and harassment faced via female workers at a business property in Cakung, East Jakarta.

Over 22 minutes, the film follows numerous initiatives taken by the activists, from periods bringing female people collectively to speak about sexual abuse in their places of work, to conferences with factory managers and officers from the Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry to push for motion on the difficulty.

They purpose to set up a submit, collaboratively run by way of unions and the police, for workers of the commercial estate to report sexual abuse, to teach workers approximately what kinds of behavior constitute sexual assault and to erect symptoms saying that place of job sexual abuse will no longer be tolerated.

The film illustrates the problems faced via their campaign, such as the unwillingness of some victims to talk out due to fear they may lose their jobs. The documentary also shows how abuse is perpetrated by means of a subculture of sufferer blaming (“But some of the garments women wear, men can’t help themselves,” says a senior management member at some stage in a assembly) and lack of understanding of what constitutes sexual abuse (“Oh, catcalling, is that harassment?” says a male worker).

A screening of the movie at Diaz Labor House on May 24 became observed by using a discussion wherein director/FBLP secretary well known Dian Sep Grisanti and camera operator/ FBLP treasurer Atin Kurniati gave some of the contexts at the back of the film and pointed out the effects of the marketing campaign.

Both speakers emphasized the boundaries hindering girl factory workers from collaborating in political organizing. Many are obliged to do home paintings after coming back from lengthy hours at the manufacturing unit and have to ask permission from their husbands to leave those duties for an afternoon.

Dian says that workers’ collectives have to be sensitive to this truth if they want to reap meaningful empowerment, in particular in places just like the Cakung industrial estate, where girl people make up the clean majority of garment people.

Activists additionally argue that current laws did no longer offer enough punishment for all acts of sexual attack. Under Indonesia’s present legislation, any kind of sexual attack that doesn’t involve penis-vaginal penetration isn’t taken into consideration rape but falls underneath a lower class of crime.

Dian recalls a relevant case wherein a mechanic positioned his hand thru a hole in a woman employee’s pants, touching her crotch while saying “Hey, you’ve were given a hole in your pants!

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