LIPI releases three books on native Papuans

Jakarta – The Center for Demographic Research Study under the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has actually introduced 3 books on the social market condition of native Papuans captured in the crosshairs of armed violence over the past years.

The new books, which contain the results of social demographic studies carried out in the districts of Sorong and Tambrauw, West Papua province, in 2019, were launched by LIPI deputy of social sciences and humanities, Tri Nuke Pudjiastuti, by means of video conference here on Thursday.

At the launch, she highlighted the significance of comprehensively understanding the native Papuans’ social and group conditions and how they have actually altered since that can be utilized as a foundation for preparing various development policies.

She argued that the native Papuans’ social and market conditions have been impacted by human resources-related concerns.

A human resource advancement technique should serve as the cornerstone of brief, middle, and long-lasting development programs in Papua, she said, adding that such a method would be complex and carefully related to health and education.

The three books launched on Thursday are Orang Asli Papua: Kondisi Sosial Demografi dan Perubahannya( Native Papuans: Social Demographic Condition and Its Modifications), Pendidikan Sebagai Jalan Terang: Membangun Pendidikan yang Responsif terhadap Kondisi Geografis, Demografi, Sosial( Education as a Bright Way: Building Responsive Education Towards Native Papuans’ Geographic, Market, Social, and Cultural Conditions), and Kesehatan Ibu dan Anak Orang Asli Papua: Antara Ketersediaan Layanan dan Tantangan Sosial Budaya( The Health of Native Papuan Moms and Kids: In Between Schedule of Solutions and Socio-Cultural Difficulties).

Over the last nine months, equipped Papuan criminal groups operating in Intan Jaya, Papua, have apparently engaged in 17 acts of violence versus innocent civilians and security workers.

The violence has resulted in the death of 6 individuals, including Indonesian Military (TNI) workers, according to Papua authorities chief, Inspector General Paulus Waterpauw.

Armed crooks have actually not just assaulted civilians and security workers, however also fired several excavators and kiosks, he kept in mind. (INE)

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