Irfan Kamil, Jakarta – Amnesty International Indonesia Media and Campaign Manager Nurina Savitri has highlighted Government Regulation Number 70/2020 which was recently signed by Presid
Sexual & Domestic Violence
January 5, 2021
January 4, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Convicted child molesters will undergo chemical castration as an additional punishment under a new government regulation signed by President Joko "Jokowi"
December 31, 2020
Haryanti Puspa Sar, Jakarta – The Anti-Sexual Violence Civil Society Coalition (Kompaks) says that the distribution of intimate video content involving singer and actor Gisella 'Gisel'
December 12, 2020
Jakarta – The deliberation of the Draft Law on the Eradication of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) is still the subject of a polemic.
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – A 30-year-old mother in North Sumatra has allegedly killed her three toddlers because she could not bear the economic burden of caring for them.
December 11, 2020
Achmad Nasrudin Yahya, Jakarta – The Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) has highlighted the weakness of the legal framework for women who fall victim to violence.
November 25, 2020
Hundreds of pairs of shoes were arranged neatly in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building on the morning of Wednesday November 25.
November 21, 2020
Jakarta – Many children have experienced physical or psychological abuse at home during the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia, according to a recent survey conducted by the Natio
November 19, 2020
Zarafshan Shiraz, Sumatra, Indonesia (Associated Press) – With his hand clamped tightly over her mouth, she could not scream, the 16-year-old girl recalls – and no one was around to hea
November 18, 2020
Antara, Jakarta – Vice President Ma'ruf Amin suggested the National Commission on Violence against Women or Komnas Perempuan to develop a new strategy by involving local governments to
November 6, 2020
Jakarta – The police have named a 44-year-old man who owns a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Banyumas, Central Java, a suspect for sexually abusing an 11-year-old student.
Jakarta – A former student of Airlangga University (Unair) accused of sexually assaulting multiple victims after tricking them into helping him for academic "research" is facing multipl
Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Activists, influencers and a cosmetic brand have urged the government to immediately approve the sexual violence eradication bill through an online petit
November 4, 2020
Jakarta – Police in Kudus, East Java, have arrested a 48-year-old man identified only as EG for allegedly killing his daughter after he thought that he had contracted COVID-19.
October 28, 2020
Nina Loasana, Jakarta – More people are reporting alleged sexual abuse at education institutions to the authorities, even though their complaints often fall on deaf ears, the National C
October 24, 2020
Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – The Medan District Court in North Sumatra has acquitted Ebit Natalnael Simbolon, the director of the Simpang Tiga orphanage in Medan Petisah district, who was i
October 17, 2020
Jakarta – Thirteen lawyers forming an advocacy team are filing a lawsuit against the National Police chief and the Sikka Police chief in East Nusa Tenggara for allegedly neglecting a se
Jakarta – A Quran teacher who allegedly molested a teenage student in Palembang, South Sumatra, has been released from police detention after the victim's family decided not to press ch
October 15, 2020
A man who owns a distro (distribution store) in Lamongan regency, East Java has been named a suspect for allegedly sexually assaulting at least 16 women at his store.
October 12, 2020
The murder of a boy in Aceh has shocked many in the country, with the victim brutally killed during his heroic attempt to protect his mother from a rapist.
October 8, 2020
Rizki Fachriansyah, Jakarta – The speedy passing of the controversial Job Creation Law has angered women's rights activists and members of the public who have long awaited the enactment
October 7, 2020
Antara, Alexandra Helena, Jakarta – The Witness and Victim Protection Agency (LPSK) urged the House of Representatives (DPR) to consider the sexual violence elimination bill or RUU PKS
October 3, 2020
Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) is seeing a surge in domestic violence since the Covid-19 pandemic struck the country.
October 2, 2020
Jakarta – The Home Ministry has temporarily dismissed Southeast Sulawesi's North Buton deputy regent and current acting regent, Ramadio, from his position following allegations he sexua