Children's Rights Towards the Future
There were more than 100 child deaths due to Covid-19 per week over the last three weeks. The data showed that most pediatric patients had comorbidities such as obesity and tuberculosis (TB).
Fulfilling the basic rights of the child amidst the Covid-19 pandemic is important to secure the nation's future. Not a few Indonesian children have died of Covid-19.
JAKARTA, KOMPAS – The commemoration of National Children's Day in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic is an occasion to remind the Indonesian people to prioritize children’s basic rights to protection, life, and development, as well as their right to participation. Fulfilling their rights will ensure that children develop optimally, because they are the future of the nation.