"In eastern Indonesia there are areas where almost all young mothers have gone to work abroad. Indonesians refer to these communities as the 'motherless villages,'" according to this article from the BBC.
Clara Siagian, Sandra Arifiani, Putri Amanda and Santi Kusumaningrum - Social Sciences20 Feb 2019
This open access article explores the construction of childhood and parenthood in rural communities in Indonesia based on a series of focus group discussions with service providers, community decision makers, and paraprofessionals; a group that the authors refer to as “frontline providers”.
Mónica Ruiz-Casares, Sarah Lilley, Brett D Thombs, Robert William Platt, Susan Scott, Widjajanti Isdijoso, Emmy Hermanus, Michelle Andrina, Nancy Mayo - BMJ Open15 Jan 2019
The Families First Programme, an adaptation of the Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting Programme to the West Java context, is a parenting support programme anchored on children’s rights that gives parents guidance on child development, parenting and positive discipline practices. This trial will evaluate the effectiveness of the Families First Programme compared with a waitlist control group.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)1 Dec 2018
This study seeks to improve understanding of the risks and types of sexual and gender-based violence faced by children who migrate on their own, as well as the unfortunate and widespread gaps in protection and assistance for these children.
Cut Maghfirah Faisal, Sherly Saragih Turnip - Journal of Public Mental Health24 Nov 2018
The purpose of this paper is to compare loneliness between the left-behind children of migrant workers and the non-left-behind ones, and identify the most significant predictors of loneliness among the left-behind children.
Sutinah, Siti Aminah - Children and Youth Services Review3 Jul 2018
This study examines the forms of abuse and neglect experienced by children living in orphanages in East Java Province, efforts by children in orphanages to deal with the acts of abuse experienced, and the role of the orphanage or the Child Social Welfare Institution (LKSA) in providing protection and fulfillment of the rights of abandoned children.