As associate editor and sub-editor for Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa at Global Voices, I am fascinated by how writing connects people. Before joining Global Voices I worked as a university writing and journalism teacher and edited for activists, academics, and community organizers in Indonesia where I am currently based. You can find me writing about the environment and social justice issues.
Latest posts by Sydney Allen
The report has since been withdrawn to avoid "politicization" and insinuations that the government does not welcome criticism.
"I believe that empowering women and promoting gender equality is crucial to accelerating sustainable development."
Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar has dismissed the UN plan to end industrial deforestation by 2030, saying: "Forcing Indonesia to zero deforestation in 2030 is clearly inappropriate and...
From community pantries in the Philippines to the White Flag movement in Malaysia, this pandemic has spurred communities to mobilize and provide aid during this public health emergency.
Many citizens are criticizing the government for their seemingly inadequate response to the pandemic and lack of socio-economic support amid tightened COVID-19 restrictions.