Children, Adolescence & Youth
Children are the most fruitful point of intervention in the inter-generational transmission of poverty. Indonesia has made significant improvements in child welfare by providing social assistance targeting children and youth, including food security programs, scholarships, and cash transfer schemes. But there is more work to be done.
In addition to hosting conferences and forums on child welfare and social protection, SMERU has a number of ongoing research partnerships with UNICEF which address the complex determinants of child poverty, including health and social protection provisions, access to education, and the effects of care-giving arrangements in the absence of birth parents.
Analysis of the Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Households and Strategic Policy Recommendations for IndonesiaMay, 2021
Executive Summary Report: The Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Households and Strategic Policy Recommendations for IndonesiaMarch, 2021
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Nutrition and Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services: Case Study in Five Regions in IndonesiaAugust, 2020
Learning from Home: A Portrait of Teaching and Learning Inequalities in Times of the COVID-19 PandemicJuly, 2020