Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Inflation cuts across social and economic groups. But it leaves deeper wounds on those from disadvantaged backgrounds, potentially exacerbating the inequalities arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Indonesian government attempts to cushion the...
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
For Indonesia’s social protection policies to properly advance gender equality, they must do more for women outside their traditional social roles, Vania Budianto writes.
Indonesian social protection policies have gone through significant...
Thursday, June 23, 2022
While structural inequality continues to create discrimination against people with disabilities in Indonesia, a shift to a human-rights based approach is a chance to bridge the gap, Dian Maya Safitri writes.
As they do across the world, people with...
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Lessons from Indonesia show young entrepreneurs need mentorship and training, business services and facilities, and post-incubation assistance.
In recent years, entrepreneurship education has become increasingly important in Indonesia. It is seen as a...
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Women and young people were hit the hardest by job losses during the pandemic but some governments used innovative policies to improve the situation.
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Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
The participation of people with disabilities in labour markets is critical for the functioning and growth of economies: more than 15% of the global population have a disability, and this number is only rising as populations age. As of 2019, there are...
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
As a disaster-prone country, Indonesia needs a social protection system that is adaptive and responsive to disasters. Adaptive Social Protection aims to bring together the concepts of social protection, disaster management, and climate change adaptation...
Thursday, July 8, 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced more than 68 million Indonesian students out of their classroms. The...
Friday, June 18, 2021
Universal health coverage (UHC) is a global health priority and access to health care services is one of the most important components of social security. The COVID-19 pandemic has once again highlighted the need for universal access to affordable care....
Africa, Rwanda, Asia, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey
Monday, May 24, 2021
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The need for higher allocation for the social safety net programmes (SSNPs) has never been felt so badly than...
America, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Asia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, South Korea