In these hard times, everyone is afraid of contracting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Furthermore, the working class also fears losing their job at any time. Getting sick while unemployed will eventually lead to impoverishment.
We need to understand both the poor and poverty itself to accelerate poverty alleviation and overcome the prosperity gap.
According to the latest Statistics Indonesia report, expenditure inequality in Indonesia showed a downward trend, as reflected in the Gini ratio that declined from 0.384 in September in 2018 to 0.380 in September 2019.
The poverty rate should not decrease quantitatively while the people continue to struggle, or even become even poorer.
EH (9) has already tasted the bitter side of life when she was abandoned by her mother on the streets, forcing her to rummage through trash to find food and exposing her to sexual harassment on several occasions.
Children living on the streets remain prone to becoming victims of physical and sexual violence.
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The face of villages, as the producer of food and export commodities, continues to change. The dependence on food and consumer goods is increasing. However, this has not been accompanied by an increase in income.