A woman (Yayah) with mental illness is released back into society after being chained for 17 years in West Java, IndonesiaAfter being chained for 17 years in West Java, Indonesia, a woman (Yayah) with mental illness is released back into society with help from a psychiatrist and volunteers. The practice of using shackles and chains (known in Bahasa Indonesia as 'pasung') to physically restrain people with mental illness is widespread in Indonesia and many other low- and middle-income countries. The Indonesian government was the first to establish a national programme aimed at eradicating this practice.