The Role of Government in Handling the Street Children Problem - A Study Case in Surabaya City, Indonesia

Bayu Prabhata Arinugraha

Abstract

The phenomenon of street children is a problem that we still often encounter. This needs special attention considering children are the next generation and also the assets of the nation. The advancement of a country will depend heavily on its present and future generations. Therefore, the welfare of children is an important part of the effort to create quality human resources. The government has one role to build the society for the development of a country. This research aimed to see how the role of government especially The Government of Surabaya City in handling street children problem. This research used descriptive qualitative method with data obtained from interviews and previous studies. The result explained that besides making local regulation on child protection and welfare, The Government of Surabaya City also cooperate with several parties to handle street children problem such as Social Service, Civil Service Police, National Unity and Community Protection Agency, City Police Area, Health Department, Education Department and other parties. In addition, for the empowerment of street children, The Government of Surabaya City also formed Technical Implementation Unit of The Service “Kampung Anak Negeri” which aims to restore the children rights and manifest normative and independent child behavior so they can carry out their social function adequately in public life.

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Arinugraha B. (2018). The Role of Government in Handling the Street Children Problem - A Study Case in Surabaya City, Indonesia.In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS, ISBN 978-989-758-348-3, pages 820-825. DOI: 10.5220/0007552108200825


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icps18,
author={Bayu Prabhata Arinugraha},
title={The Role of Government in Handling the Street Children Problem - A Study Case in Surabaya City, Indonesia},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS,},
year={2018},
pages={820-825},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007552108200825},
isbn={978-989-758-348-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Postgraduate School - Volume 1: ICPS,
TI - The Role of Government in Handling the Street Children Problem - A Study Case in Surabaya City, Indonesia
SN - 978-989-758-348-3
AU - Arinugraha B.
PY - 2018
SP - 820
EP - 825
DO - 10.5220/0007552108200825