Sign above door reads Public Health Office, document in tree reads Law Number 8/2016
Health & Education
Cikarang – The Regional Child Protection Agency (KPAD) in Bekasi, West Java, has recorded that number of men with the sexual deviation of liking same sex relationships or homosexuals in Bekasi is as high as 4,000 people. The data is based on the institution’s records up until late 2018.
Jakarta – Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto has asked teachers to be diligent in relating the history of the rebellion and evil of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) to students at school. Because, he suspects that communist ideas still exist and this is something to be on guard against, even though the country which is the source of these ideas has already collapsed.
Ian Ahong – November 17 is the commemoration of International Student Day. This commemoration does not automatically emerge from nothing but has a history of struggle against tyrannical power.
From an oped piece titled What Hasn’t Changed in Education
In his state of the nation address in August, President Joko Widodo outlined his vision to develop Indonesia’s human capital in the face of fierce international competition.
On Friday the 21st of June 2019, the Ministry of Education and Culture resolved to work collaboratively with the Indonesian National Armed Forces in disseminating material to new students during school orientation week.
Saiful Bahri I, Lhokseumawe – Female religious pupils (santriwati) from the An Islamic boarding school (pesantren) in Lhokseumawe, northern Aceh, are now required to wear the cadar (full length Islamic veil) in and around their new pesantren.
Rizal Bomantama, Jakarta – Indonesian Child Protection Agency (KPAI) Commissioner for Education Affairs, Retno Listyarti, has revealed that the cases of sexual violence in schools in 2019 were dominated by teachers and school principles.
Listyarti said that in 2019 the KPAI recorded nine cases of sexual violence at primary schools (SD) and four cases in junior high schools (SMP).
Surabaya – Two school girls from East Java, Aeshnina Azzahra alias Nina (12) and Zahira Zade (11), have sent hand-written protest letters to US President Donald Trump. The letters were sent through the US Consulate General in the East Java provincial capital of Surabaya.
Haris Prabowo – It will not only be senior students and teachers who will be guiding new students during school orientation programs. Even the TNI (Indonesian military) – whose principle duty is defense and war – will now be involved.