Jakarta – The police in Surabaya, East Java, have detained a former student of Airlangga University (Unair) alleged to have sexually assaulted multiple victims after tricking them into
Sexual & Domestic Violence
August 8, 2020
August 7, 2020
A shaman in East Java has been named a suspect for sexually assaulting his female customer under the guise of alternative treatment.
August 6, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Airlangga University (Unair) in Surabaya, East Java, has officially expelled a student who had reportedly tricked multiple victims into performing an act known
August 4, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – Several students of the Indonesian Islamic University (UII) in Yogyakarta have expressed disappointment over the news that former student Ibrahim Malik, w
August 3, 2020
August 1, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Authorities are investigating allegations that a student at Airlangga University (Unair) in Surabaya, East Java, sexually assaulted multiple people after severa
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – The University of Melbourne in Australia has found that Ibrahim Malik, a student accused of sexual assault by dozens of women in Indonesia, did not breach
July 30, 2020
Jakarta – The head of a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Serang regency, Banten, identified as JM, 52, has been arrested for allegedly molesting his students.
July 29, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Evi Mariani and Dwi Atmanta, Jakarta – Top officials in the Catholic Church have said that they are coming up with a protocol to protect minors and vulnerable adults,
July 28, 2020
Jakarta – The Surabaya Police in East Java and the Bengkayang Police in West Kalimantan have arrested two suspects in two separate rape cases allegedly involving their own sisters.
Ivany Atina Arbi, Evi Mariani and Dwi Atmanta, Jakarta – Twenty-seven years ago, an 11-year-old girl knelt beside a priest in a mandatory confession organized by her Catholic school in
July 27, 2020
Ivany Atina Arbi, Evi Mariani and Dwi Atmanta, Jakarta – Victims of sexual abuse and harassment in the Indonesian Catholic Church face "thick walls" of silence, secrecy and denial, hav
July 25, 2020
Sausan Atika, Jakarta – The long battle to end discrimination against women in Indonesia seems to be getting longer and longer as politicians remain at an impasse over passing pro-wome
July 23, 2020
Alfath Asmunda, Banda Aceh – A series of cases of sexual violence against children has taken place in Aceh.
After launching a peaceful action on Tuesday July 15, the Alliance for the Enactment of the Draft Law on the Eradication of Sexual Violence (Aliansi Sahkan RUU PKS) in the Central Java
July 21, 2020
A man in his 20s allegedly assaulted his wife out of impatience, all because the victim couldn't finish frying ikan asin, or salted fish, any sooner.
July 17, 2020
Jakarta – The DPR has removed the Sexual Violence Bill from the agenda for deliberations this year. This ignores the urgency and aspirations of the victims.
July 16, 2020
Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – A recent case of child sexual abuse at a Catholic church in Depok, West Java, sheds light on the flaws and complexity of Indonesia's criminal law, which has ha
July 15, 2020
A man in Siberut Island, which is part of the Mentawai Islands in West Sumatra, allegedly raped and impregnated his teenage daughter.
On Tuesday July 14, pro-democracy and gender equality organisations and individuals in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta from the Enact the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Vio
July 14, 2020
Ghina Ghaliya, Jakarta – A growing women's movement in support of the sexual violence eradication bill (RUU PKS) has encouraged more politicians to publicly and vocally support the leg
On Tuesday July 7, the Women's Anti-Violence Movement (Gerak Perempuan), which is an alliance of dozens of organisations and individuals, held a protest action in front of the House of
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – The Jakarta chapter of the Legal Aid Foundation of the Indonesian Women's Association for Justice (LBH APIK Jakarta) is raising funds to support victims
July 13, 2020
Jakarta – A French citizen who was recently arrested for allegedly molesting over 300 children died on Sunday evening following a reported suicide attempt while in detention in Jakarta