The Newsletter 45 Autumn 2007

Living Apart Together. Cross-border marriage, Riau Islands style

Lenore LyonsMichele Ford

<p>&ldquo;He&rsquo;s everything to me. Because when I&rsquo;m with him, I&rsquo;m respectable. I&rsquo;m a success now (jadi orang). Before I was scum, always being taunted by people, being laughed at, being sneered at because of my work, my immoral work. That&rsquo;s why I&rsquo;m so grateful &ndash; truly grateful &ndash; to have my husband&rdquo;. Former Indonesian sex worker, Ani.</p>