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On the 25th of September 2015, Ministry of National Development Planning/National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS) launched the Background Study for the Preparation of the RPJMN for Education Plan 2015-2019 at Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta. The analytic work serves as one among other inputs for the development of Technocratic Draft of the Medium Term National Development Planning (RPJMN) and will be treated as the guidance of BAPPENAS’ efforts to continuously improve the quality of education in Indonesia.

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Thousands of children in Indonesia are being exposed to hazardous conditions on tobacco farms where they work as laborers, according to a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) released on Wednesday, calling for the government to better protect minors. In the 119-page report titled “‘The Harvest is in My Blood’: Hazardous Child Labor in Tobacco Farming in Indonesia”, HRW lambaste Indonesian-based and multinational tobacco companies buying Indonesian-grown tobacco but do nothing significant to ensure child labor are not engaging in hazardous work on the farms of their supply chains.

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