A project of NPR’s Next Generation Radio program, Motherhood Abroad explores the story of Yeni Dewi’s journey from Indonesia to the USA to provide for her newborn son as a single mother. In America, she faces multiple accounts of exploitation— from labor trafficking to sweatshops in LA. Despite working tirelessly for her son, their dynamics remained strained.
photographed and audio reported by Aditi Mayer
assistance by Quincy surasmith