Rumah Tak Ramah (Unfriendly Home) ‘Behind the Scenes’ – Briefing Note

Rumah Tak Ramah (Unfriendly Home) ‘Behind the Scenes’ – Briefing Note

A participatory research using short film to start conversations about sexual violence among adolescents in order to reduce stigma towards the victims.” 

A film was chosen to raise the problem of stigma toward adolescent victims of sexual violence. The storyline was based on the experiences of adolescents in an urban community in Jakarta and the community’s perception of the problem. The short film was used as a research instrument because it is an art form that the young researchers’ assessed as the best medium to deliver their message. During the closed screening, the film was successful in raising the issue of exploitation, and in creating a discussion on the complexity of solutions for sexual violence. The short film was also used as a discussion starter for women community members (Ibu-Ibu PKK) and female adolescents, to express their opinions and ideas, which were then formulated for stakeholders’ recommendations. 

The purpose of the research was to provide direction/education to communities on how to respond to cases of sexual violence; to provide recommendations on how communities can create a safe space for everyone so that there is no more sexual violence. 

 

Jangan

Briefing note: Rumah Tak Ramah (Unfriendly Home) ‘Behind the Scenes’

Brawling in the name of solidarity?! – Briefing Note

Brawling in the name of solidarity?! – Briefing Note

A participatory research using a comic book to identify the impact of brawls in order to find workable solutions.” 

A comic book was chosen to raise the problem of brawls that often happen between communities and young people. The storyline was based on incidents that took place in many neighbourhoods in Jakarta, including those of young researchers’. The comic book was used as a research instrument because it is an art form that is popular among young people, and very well-liked for its eye-catching visuals. It was used as a discussion starter for women community members (Ibu-Ibu PKK) and male adolescents former perpetrators of brawls, to express their opinions and ideas, which were then formulated for stakeholders’ recommendations. 

The purpose of the research was to educate adolescents to change their mindset about brawls; to educate adolescents to control their emotions (such as doing positive activities or trying to strengthen their faith); and to provide recommendations on positive activities for adolescents (such as exploring interests/hobbies, playing guitar, playing soccer, etc.) 

You can also find the whole comic in Indonesia’s Artistic Outputs page.

 

Jangan