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DP2KBP3A Badung Promotes Domestic Violence Prevention and Stunting Reduction

Badung Regency Government, through the Population Control, Family Planning, Women Empowerment, and Child Protection Agency (DP2KBP3A), held socialization on preventing domestic violence and reducing stunting at Wantilan DPRD Office of Badung Regency on Friday, March 17th. (BP/Special)

Badung Regency Government, through the Population Control, Family Planning, Women Empowerment, and Child Protection Agency (DP2KBP3A), held socialization on preventing domestic violence and reducing stunting at Wantilan DPRD Office of Badung Regency on Friday, March 17th. Fifty families in Badung Regency attended this event that aims to reduce stunting rates.

The event, which took the theme of “Strengthening Women’s Role to Equal Parenting to Accelerate the Reduction of Stunting,” was held collaboratively with the Women’s Organizations Cooperation Board of Bali Province. The event was attended by the Chairwoman of the Women’s Organizations Cooperation Board of Bali Province, Chairwoman of Dharma Wanita Persatuan of Badung Regency, the representative of the Head of Gatriwara Badung Regency, and several other speakers and guests.

The Head of DP2KBP3A, Dr. I Nyoman Gunarta, M.P.H. stated that the event was participated by all women’s organizations in Badung Regency, including TP PKK, DWP, WHDI, Triwara, IWAPI, the elderly, and disability beneficiaries. DP2KBP3A has facilitated the Women’s Organizations Cooperation Board of Bali Province to conduct socialization throughout Badung Regency. This event targets women, heads of households, mothers who suffer from malnutrition and chronic diseases, the elderly, stunted toddlers, and people with disabilities. DP2KBP3A is a strategic partner of the Women’s Organizations Cooperation Board of Bali Province to implement their programs in each region. The reduction of stunting is a collective effort that needs to involve all parties.

Therefore, the Head of DP2KBP3A hopes that everyone can collaborate to reduce stunting. The program is part of a sustainable program, which is one of the major programs. “The Stunting program is one of the sustainable programs of the major programs. We are currently training Family Companion Teams (TPK) in all districts to prevent stunting in Badung Regency and continue with stunting case audits,” said him.

The Family Companion Teams (TPK) in each district has been trained to accompany stunting risk families throughout Badung Regency. To reduce stunting rates, DP2KBP3A conducts audits on stunting cases in the region. “The hope is that all elements of Badung society can understand that stunting is a common problem. Therefore, synergy is needed among cross-sectors, communities, private sectors, and media,” he added.

Meanwhile, the Chairwoman of the Women’s Organizations Cooperation Board of Bali Province, Cok Putri Hariyani Ardhana Sukawati, said that this event supports the government’s role in reducing stunting. This is an effort to realize the Women’s Organizations Cooperation Board of Bali Province program, which coincides with their 60th anniversary and Kartini Day celebration. “The expectation is that we can collaborate to reduce stunting rates in Badung Regency, which is expected to drop to 6.6% by 2023,” she hoped. (Adv/beritadaribali)