Nov 27, 2022 Last Updated 3:31 AM, Nov 16, 2022

Children

An urgent mental health challenge

The demand for support for children with ASD is growing, but a lack of data and research means services remain woefully inadequate

A house of cards?

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the exploitation of non-formal early childhood educators 

Passing it on

On a recent study trip, journalism student Lisa Favazzo met two people giving back to their communities in extraordinary ways

#StayAlive

Kemampuan media sosial untuk mencabut stigma seputar bunuh diri masih belum digunakan sepenuhnya

No justice at home or abroad

Indonesia’s children wrongly imprisoned in Australia still haven’t been compensated

Surviving while seeking asylum

A change in Australia’s asylum policy has denied refugees in Indonesia vital support

The Floating School

A mobile school in South Sulawesi offers new horizons to young islanders

A write-off

School textbooks in Indonesia fail to teach environmental sustainability

All alone

Unaccompanied minors face precarious conditions in Indonesia

Photo essay: Positive is negative

HIV/AIDS is posing an ever greater threat to the health and welfare of people in the highlands of Papua

Lives endangered

Three stories of people with HIV/AIDS in the central highlands of Papua show that both the government and community have a long way to go in confronting this major epidemic

I’m a terrific child!

A home schooling project in Kendari provides a new kind of early learning experience

Eager to work

The value of children’s paid work on Lombok’s tobacco plantations presents a challenge to emotive arguments for the wholesale banning of child labour

Expectant fathers

Men should be more involved in maternal and newborn health care

Supporting mothers-to-be

Community facilitators improve maternal and child health in Lombok

Ponari and the sorcerer's stone

A little boy’s miracle-working throws light on the workings of the Indonesian state and the hunger for salvation amongst ordinary people

Children of the enemy

A child abducted during the Indonesian occupation returns to her former home

Brutal lessons

A culture of violence in schools makes life tough for kids

A world of reading

Local writers help combat illiteracy in rural Banten

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