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Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM): A Case Study of Primary and Junior High School Students in Indonesia

Global studies reveal that there are correlations between sanitation facilities in schools and transition rate as well as attendance rate of female students when they are menstruating. In Indonesia, most primary schools are lacking in terms of sanitation facilities’ hygiene, however studies about menstrual hygiene management (MHM) are still limited.

Child Multidimensional Poverty in Indonesia

In general poverty reduction uses two approaches: economic development to increase income, and community empowerment to improve the capacity of human resources. The success of poverty reduction schemes is determined, among others, by its policy and targeting accuracy. The policy can be targeted at the community, family, or individual which is disaggregated by age and gender.

Understanding Metropolitan Poverty: The Profile of Poverty in Jabodetabek Area

Rapid economic development in Jabodetabek—a metropolitan area consisting of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Tangerang Selatan, and Bekasi—has caused an influx of migrants to the region, leading to the highest urban concentration in Indonesia. Despite such development, the poverty rate has remained relatively stagnant at around 6% since the early 2000s. Due to their formulation being based on the national poverty profile, the poverty reduction programs in Jabodetabek may not be effective.

 

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Urban Child Poverty and Disparity: The Unheard Voices of Children living in Poverty in Indonesia

This research aims to gain a deep understanding of children’s perspective on poverty as well as their everyday experience living in a poor household in an urban area. The analysis in this study is mainly based on the qualitative study conducted in six kelurahan (urban villages) in three cities: North Jakarta, Makassar and Surakarta. This study emphasizes grounded participatory research principle with children as the primary participants.

 

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This study aims to better understand the scale and nature of poverty and exclusion affecting children in urban areas.

 

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