Pembentukan Peer Educator Dalam Upaya Peningkatan Kualitas Remaja melalui Pemberian Akses Informasi tentang Pendewasaan Usia Perkawinan di Desa Sembung Kecamatan Narmada Kabupaten Lombok Barat

Nurul Qamariah Rista Andaruni, Aulia Amini, Ana Pujianti Harahap, Rizkia Amilia


The problem we found in Sembung Village is that there are 29% of teenage marriages. The collective knowledge of adolescents about the impact of young unions is still lacking, the implementation of underage marriages supported by local culture, and the majority of adolescents who have committed young marriages experience dropouts.  Therefore, we formed peer educators in each hamlet to facilitate youth accessing information related to the age of marriage.  The results of this activity are very favorable for both adolescents in particular as well as parents and the community, as evidenced by 90% increase in knowledge and attitudes towards the demise of marriage age, while field test results by 80% of adolescents can become peer educators.

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