Strain operator PT KAI says it has fired a janitor who is accused of peeping and filming a female passenger in the bathroom of Ciamis Station in West Java.
Sexual & Domestic Violence
August 5, 2022
Sugiharto P, Nabil Ihsan, Jakarta – Minister of State-owned Enterprises Erick Thohir emphasized that a zero-tolerance approach will be applied to perpetrators of sexual harassment withi
July 23, 2022
Indriani, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Ministry has said that an understanding of the law on sexual violence needs to be built among the general p
July 15, 2022
The Surabaya High Court has added a few extra years to the sentence of a cop who forced abortions on his girlfriend, which led to her suicide.
July 14, 2022
A plan to introduce segregated seating based on gender on angkot minivans has been shelved, after officials realized that the policy, which was designed to curb sexual harassment, would
Antara, Jakarta – Jakarta Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria asked the public to report cases of sexual harassment occurring in public services, including in public transport minivans or
July 13, 2022
Antara, Jakarta – The Jakarta Transportation Agency has officially canceled its plan to impose gender segregation for passengers of long-serving urban transportation known as 'angkot' w
July 12, 2022
The Jakarta Provincial Government is preparing new regulations segregating women and men in angkot minivans, in light of a recent incident in which a female passenger was allegedly sexu
July 7, 2022
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The final draft of the Criminal Code Bill or RKUHP contains regulations about abortion mentioned in Article 467, which subjects women who commit abortion to 4 yea
Jakarta – The National Police's Criminal Investigation Department (Bareskrim) has issued a statement that the East Java Police had "no trouble" with handling a sexual abuse case that in
July 6, 2022
Police have charged four people for the alleged rape of 11 female students at an Islamic school in Depok, West Java.
July 5, 2022
Police in Jombang, East Java are facing pressure from a revered Islamic figure to drop their pursuit of his fugitive son, who is wanted on suspicion of molesting a minor.
June 30, 2022
Journalist and editor-in-chief Raimundos Oki of Timor-Leste's online media Oekusipost.com was today accused of "violating legal secrets" related to his reporting about the case of illeg
June 23, 2022
Ryan Dagur – Activists including church people in Indonesia have backed a move by the state-owned railway to ban sex pests from traveling on trains.
June 16, 2022
Katharina Reny Lestari – A court in Indonesia's Lampung province has sentenced a religious teacher to 10 years in prison for raping a 15-year-old student at a state-run school.
June 9, 2022
A man in Medan, North Sumatra is seeking justice for his daughter by dragging her alleged rapists to the police station.
May 10, 2022
Max Lane – On 12 April 2022, the Indonesian Parliament (DPR) passed a law against sexual violence, representing a major victory for the 'civil society opposition', or the 'social opposi
April 28, 2022
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – A local court on Tuesday opened the trial of a Quran teacher from Depok, West Java, who was indicted for child molestation involving 10 female students, all minor
April 25, 2022
The case of an Indonesian university dean who was found not guilty of sexually assaulting a student in eastern Sumatra has come at a crucial time following the passage of a new sexual v
April 22, 2022
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A rights group has welcomed an Indonesian Supreme Court ruling to uphold a decree on preventing and dealing with sexual abuse in higher education institutions.
April 21, 2022
Bandung, West Java – Police in West Java have arrested a teacher accused of raping at least 12 children over the last five years, an official said Wednesday.
April 20, 2022
Tunggal Pawestri and Tim Mann – After more than a decade of advocacy by gender activists, Indonesia's national legislature (DPR), passed a landmark law on sexual violence on 12 April, s
April 19, 2022
Andreas Harsono – Indonesia's armed forces have finally ended all so-called "virginity tests" as part of the recruitment process for women.
Adi Marsiela, Bandung – Bandung City Police have arrested a male teacher from an Islamic school in Pangalengan, Bandung regency, West Java, for alleged sexual abuse.
April 13, 2022
An international group advocating human rights in Timor-Leste, of which a UK pedophile priest was a supporter, has taken down an appeal for financial support he had set up for the group
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) speaker Puan Maharani asked the government to immediately draw up derivative rules of the sexual violence or TPKS Law which was
Jakarta – The Jakarta Legal Aid Foundation (LBH) has highlighted the recently enacted Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (TPKS) for not fully accommodate the rights of victims.
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Indonesia has passed a landmark bill that for the first time outlaws forced marriage and sexual harassment.
April 12, 2022
Six years after deliberations first began, Indonesia's parliament has passed a landmark bill to tackle sexual violence, aimed at providing a legal framework for victims to seek justice.
Jakarta – The House of Representatives passed on Tuesday a long-awaited bill to tackle sexual violence, aimed at providing a legal framework for victims to secure justice in a country w
April 7, 2022
An official within the Jembrana administration who was demoted back in 2015 over sexual harassment was promoted to a higher position yesterday along with nine other officers.
April 6, 2022
Annisa Firdausi, Jakarta – The Pekanbaru Legal Aid Institute (LBH) which had legally represented the victim of an alleged sexual harassment by campus dean Syafri Harto argues that the c
April 5, 2022
Tri Meilani, Raka Adji, Jakarta – In recent times, sexual violence cases in Indonesia have become more alarming.
Putu Indah S, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – The forced marriage article within the sexual violence prevention bill (RUU TPKS) must specifically include lack of consent from victims, research
April 4, 2022
At least 14 elementary school students in West Belitung Regency in the Bangka Belitung province were allegedly sexually harassed by their school guard, the Child Protection Agency (LPA)
Bandung, West Java – A Bandung court handed down a death sentence on Monday to a teacher for raping 13 girls at a traditional Islamic school, upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the
Antara, Jakarta – A member of the working committee (panja) for the Sexual Crimes Bill (RUU TPKS) Christina Aryani on Sunday is optimistic that members of the panja and government will
March 31, 2022
Police in Tarakan, North Kalimantan have arrested a 22-year-old man suspected of molesting 48 girls from an Islamic boarding school.
March 30, 2022
Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – The Women's Rights and Victims of Sexual Violence Defenders Network representative Ratna Batara Munti on Wednesday criticized the provision on abortion contai
March 29, 2022
Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The House of Representatives' (DPR) Legislation Body (Baleg) and the government have commenced discussion on the substance of the sexual violence crime bill or RU
March 22, 2022
Police in Semarang, Central Java have arrested a man on suspicion of having raped his own daughter and causing physical damage resulting in the victim's death.
March 17, 2022
Stanley Widianto, Jakarta – Two years ago in Indonesia, sexual harassment victim Baiq Nuril Maknun received a presidential amnesty, and she is now hoping parliament passes a new law on
March 16, 2022
Yance Wenda, Jayapura, Jubi – The Papuan People's Council (MRP) and the National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, signed a Memorandum
March 11, 2022
March 9, 2022
Katharina R. Lestari, Jakarta – Violence against women in Indonesia rose sharply by nearly 50 percent last year, according to the National Commission on Violence against Women.
March 7, 2022
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A Timor-Leste court has acquitted a priest and several of his staff over writing a report in favor of a defrocked priest jailed for sexually abusing young girls.
Putu Indah, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded 338,496 cases of gender-based violence (GBV) against women in 2021 based o
March 2, 2022
Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – Novita Opki, a member of the Women's and Children's Team of the Civil and Political Division of the Papua Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua), said that throu
March 1, 2022
Police in South Sulawesi are investigating allegations that an officer employed and raped a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions.