Posts with tag: Inequality

Parenting in a pandemic: will Covid-19 boost equality in parenting?

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Early research shows how the pandemic highlights inequalities at home but also creates opportunities for positive change, writes SurveyMETER’s Dani Alfah.

Home schooling exacerbates inequalities. More options are needed for reopening schools

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More options are needed to safely open schools and address students’ diverse needs, write Arjuni Rahmi Barasa and Shintia Revina.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and informal sector workers

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How are informal sector workers coping during the Covid-19 crisis, and what is the Indonesian government doing to assist them? Dr Dave McRae chats to Joanna Octavia in a special 'Policy in Focus' episode of Talking Indonesia.

Talking Indonesia: Covid-19 and the poor and vulnerable

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As the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic begin to take their toll on Indonesia's poor and vulnerable, what is the government doing to assist these groups? Dr Jemma Purdey chats to Athia Yumna in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Covid-19, inequality and Jakarta’s urban poor: resilient, but at great risk

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As Indonesia grapples with the spread of Covid-19, a disproportionate burden and risk is being worn by the urban poor. Dr Ian Wilson looks at the ways in which the urban poor are taking action in the face of limited government support.

Getting the numbers on coronavirus in Indonesia

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Modelling indicates an urgent need for action by the government, health authorities, and the public, writes Ben Phillips

What is Jokowi planning to do about stunting?

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Stunting due to malnutrition and other factors poses threats to Indonesia’s human and economic development. So what is the re-elected president promising to do about it? Nur Fitri Widya Astuti gives some pointers for a better way forward.

In an economy-focused campaign, how do the candidates’ policies stack up?

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Ahead of the final debate before the election, Dr Asep Suryahadi assesses the key economic promises coming from either side.

In the zone: making education fairer

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The government has recently implemented a new school zoning policy in an attempt to reduce educational inequality. It's a good start, writes Senza Arsendy, but more work is needed to ensure all students have access to quality education.

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