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  • Perkawinan anak masih menjadi momok bagi masyarakat Indonesia. Bagaimana tidak, persentase perkawinan anak di Indonesia menduduki peringkat ke-7 dunia menurut UNICEF. Secara statistik, 1 dari 9 perempuan Indonesia menjadi korban perkawinan anak.Faktor ekonomi & terbatasnya kesempatan menjadi faktor utama perkawinan anak. Hal inilah yang menjadi penyebab maraknya kasus perkawinan anak di lokasi pengungsian terdampak bencana alam di Palu. Dalam waktu beberapa bulan saja, sudah 10 anak perempuan dikawinkan karena faktor ekonomi.Perjalanan organisasi mas...

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  • During the presidential candidate debates, the notion of a preventive and promotive program for healthy lifestyle was raised many times. Prabowo Subianto and vice presidential candidate Sandiaga Uno promised to embark on a healthy lifestyle campaign by promoting 22 minutes of exercise daily, while incumbent President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and his VP candidate Ma’ruf Amin promoted a program that focuses on health promotion. Both presidential candidates shared the same view about the importance of a preventive program to decrease the incidence of...

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  • Local Diets Needed to Achieve Zero Hunger
    Mon, Nov 26th 2018, 11:21

    This year, the World Food Day celebration promoted an ambitious vision: realizing a #ZeroHunger world by 2030, and became an opportunity to show a national commitment towards the realization of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 2. Tackling the challenge of hunger and malnutrition in all its forms will be essential to achieve the SDGs as it acts as a catalyst in improving the outcomes of all 17 SDG indicators.Yet, Indonesia’s hunger statistics are going in the wrong direction. Last year’s Global Hunger Index indicated that Indonesia was classified...

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  • Stunting and Child Marriage
    Wed, Oct 17th 2018, 15:04

    Last April, netizens were shocked by the news of teenagers in Bantaeng, South Sulawesi, who said they wished to wed. The parents allowed the bride, 14-year-old Fitrah, and groom Syamsuddin, 16, to rush the wedding with the blessing of the local religious affairs office, citing it was the best measure to prevent premarital sex between the sweethearts.  Outside cities like Jakarta, child marriage is still common practice. Some village communities prefer to marry their children soon, believing child marriage is a way out of poverty. Others believe...

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Nasional Youth Town Hall (Indonesia)

Nasional Youth Town Hall (Indonesia)