On paper, Indonesia is an equal country for men and women. But in practice, this is far from the case.
The majority of families are very poor and unfortunately have choices when it comes to deciding who will go to school.
Traditionally, the role of women is limited to being the queen of the home. Many women will not go beyond primary school for their schooling.
Under-education brings poverty, poverty leads to prostitution.
The PREVENTION component of Talitha Koumi is to educate girls for the entire primary and secondary level.