Setiyani Marta Dewi

Dewi is a sexual and reproductive health (SRH) practitioner with more than 12 years of experience in programs focusing on youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health education and services in Indonesia. She holds an MA in Health Promotion, Education and International Development from the University College London. She is a PhD candidate at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, the University of Melbourne, and is researching the opportunities and challenges of the school-based HPV immunisation program for primary school girls in Indonesia.

Many vulnerable community members lack formal or legal identity, write Associate Professor Linda Rae Bennett and Setiyani Marta Dewi, meaning that they cannot access government social assistance programs implemented in response to Covid-19.