Author: UNICEF Indonesia Innovations

A photo story: amplifying the voices of youth in Indonesia

A photo story: amplifying the voices of youth in Indonesia

by Ariunzaya Davaa There are over 27,000 active U-Reporters across Indonesia. These are young people who have raised their voices to influence national and even global discussions on issues that are relevant to them including Sustainable Development Goals and National Strategy on the Elimination of Violence in Childhood. To reach more […]

Jeffery Hall and Vania Santoso from the UNICEF Indonesia Innovation Lab speak about U-Report.

U-Report Indonesia Officially Launched

UNICEF has officially launched U-Report Indonesia: an innovative new platform that gives young people the chance to speak up on issues that affect their lives. Hundreds of Indonesian youth attended the Jakarta launch event, where members of the UNICEF Indonesia Innovation Lab explained how the mobile phone technology works. “U-Report […]

UNICEF Partners with Indonesia’s Scouts

UNICEF Partners with Indonesia’s Scouts

By Kinanti Pinta Karana Things were bustling at the Headquarters of Indonesia’s Pramuka (Scouts) in Jakarta ahead of a much-anticipated event last week: The signing of a partnership agreement between the Pramuka and UNICEF Indonesia. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed by Pramuka Chairman Adhyaksa Dault and UNICEF Indonesia Representative Gunilla Olsson on […]

Photo: UNICEF Indonesia

Mobile Phones Saving Lives

Kedoya Utara is one of the poorer neighborhoods in Jakarta. Sitting between megamalls and skyscrapers, this area struggles with makeshift living conditions, polluted waterways and unreliable electricity. There is one subject of particular concern in Kedoya Utara – immunization rates among children are very low. This puts them at the […]

Millions of Indonesian youth are affected by violence ©UNICEF Indonesia/2014

Indonesian U-Reporters Speak Out on Violence Against Children

Written by: Awis Mranani. The results are in. UNICEF has just completed its first major survey using the U-Report Indonesia polling system. Young people across the Southeast Asian nation were asked for their views on the taboo subject of violence against children. More than 4,000 U-Reporters were involved in the Twitter-based […]