Perlindungan dan Kesejahteraan Anak: Studi Deskriptif pada Keluarga Tenaga Kerja Indonesia (TKI) Laki-laki di Lombok Timur

Rika Nopitasari, Johanna Debora Imelda

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This study discusses children protection and welfare of male migrant workers in East Lombok using framework Child Safeguarding and Promoting Welfare. This study uses qualitative approach with descriptive research. This study argues although migrant worker family have remittances, nevertheless the remittances is not always affect the child welfare, because there is still less at-tention given by parent and household instability in migrant worker family which become signif-icant for child welfare. Results of study are: male migrant workers have their remittances, but their income not always enough nor stable; so their wife has to work to support family income. Dimension of parenting capacity, parenting style also related to stability of family. On family and environmental factors, all families receive social support from extended family and environment. Developmental needs of children, child development task is not always accomplished on families with high remittances.
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)18-33
JournalJurnal Ilmu Kesejahteraan Sosial
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2017


  • Child protection, child welfare, family, male migrant workers

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