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Sexual & Domestic Violence

September 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Akurat - September 6, 2019

Maidian Reviani – The national director of the Service Provider Forum (FPL) for female victims of violence, Yustina Fendrita, says that civil society groups have launched a movement to

August 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - August 29, 2019

Jakarta – Students of Al Jamiyatul Washliyah Social Funding Foundation in Medan, North Sumatra, have called for an investigation into the school's principal for alleged sexual harassme

August 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 26, 2019

An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the co

August 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - August 24, 2019

Jakarta – The Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) emphatically opposes the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence believing that it contains Western feminist ideas which are anti-re

August 21, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - August 21, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The government has yet to show its seriousness in making policies concerning the handling of victims of violence and sexual harassment.

News ›› East Timor ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Dili Weekly - August 21, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Integrated Gender Political Approach and Women's Capacity at the Secretariat of State for Equality and Inclusion (SEII), Maria Filomena Babo

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 21, 2019

Indonesia had a small victory in the fight against sexual harassment recently when President Joko Widodo granted amnesty to Baiq Nuril, a school teacher who was sentenced to six months

August 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - August 15, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The investigation on the alleged rape case experienced by a former employee of the Workers Social Security Agency (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan) which implicated

August 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 6, 2019

The injustice suffered by Baiq Nuril – a teacher who was sentenced to six months in prison for recording her principal sexually harassing her – was finally remedied by President Joko W

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 6, 2019

Police in Jakarta have arrested a man accused of murdering his wife and setting his own house on fire, which has left his five-year-old child, who he left inside during the blaze, seve

August 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Voice of America - August 4, 2019

Amanda Siddharta, Jakarta – In 2019, Indonesians saw a surging number of cases of violence involving children.

August 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - August 3, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police HQ recorded there are 236 cases of child sexual assault occurred in January to May this year; yet only 50 percent of the total case was hand

August 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - August 2, 2019

Jakarta – Rape suspect Sugeng Slamet, 44, sustained bruises during his first day at the Lumajang detention center in East Java following an attack by his cellmates.

August 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 1, 2019

A 44-year-old man named Sugeng Slamet from Lumajang, East Java, was violently assaulted in jail by other inmates, with police saying that they were repulsed by allegations that Sugeng

News ›› Aceh ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 1, 2019

In mid-July, the male head of a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in the ultraconservative province of Aceh, as well as one of the school's male teachers, were arrested by police for

July 30, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - July 30, 2019

Another week, another highly disturbing report about extreme domestic violence in Indonesia, this time involving a man who allegedly set his wife on fire over suspected infidelity.

July 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Globe - July 29, 2019

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo signed a decree on Monday granting amnesty to Baiq Nuril Maknun, the woman sentenced to six months in prison and a Rp 500 million ($35,600) fin

July 28, 2019

News ›› Aceh ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Serambi News - July 28, 2019

Saiful Bahri I, Lhokseumawe – Female religious pupils (santriwati) from the An Islamic boarding school (pesantren) in Lhokseumawe, northern Aceh, are now required to wear the cadar (fu

July 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - July 26, 2019

Eko Widianto, Malang – The ride-hailing app company Gojek has established a task force that will help to handle issues on sexual violence and harassment occurred during a trip for its

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Sydney Morning Herald - July 26, 2019

James Massola, Jakarta – A sexual harassment victim who was jailed under Indonesia's strict defamation laws is set to be pardoned by Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - July 26, 2019

Danu Damarjati, Jakarta – A survey has found that victims of sexual harassment range from women wearing revealing clothing to those that are modestly dressed, including 17 percent who

July 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Reuters - July 25, 2019

Tabita Diela, Jakarta – Indonesia's parliament approved on Thursday an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss in a case that has caused outra

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Reuters - July 25, 2019

Indonesia's Parliament has approved an amnesty for a woman who was jailed after recording lewd phone calls from her boss.

July 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - July 24, 2019

Recently, a coalition of Indonesian feminist groups released the results of a very important survey about sexual harassment in the country.

July 20, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tribune News - July 20, 2019

Rizal Bomantama, Jakarta – Indonesian Child Protection Agency (KPAI) Commissioner for Education Affairs, Retno Listyarti, has revealed that the cases of sexual violence in schools in 2