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Sexual & Domestic Violence

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May 26, 2023

South China Morning Post - May 26, 2023

Johannes Nugroho – Indonesian author and leading feminist Julia Suryakusuma was in Jakarta when the May 1998 riots erupted and the capital city descended into chaos, as mobs attacked an

May 25, 2023

CNN Indonesia - May 25, 2023

Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded that the number of cases of violence against women reached 457,895 in 2022.

May 24, 2023

Jakarta Globe - May 24, 2023

Bella Evangelista, Jakarta – Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) politician Bukhori Yusuf has resigned from the party and his House of Representatives post amid domestic violence allegations

May 15, 2023

Kompas.com - May 15, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – In commemorating the tragedy of the May 1998 riots in Jakarta, or the reformasi 1998 incident, Amnesty International is reminding the government that there we

May 11, 2023

Tabloid Jubi - May 11, 2023

Jayapura, Jubi – Ha-Anim Women's Association (PPHA) chair Febi Koten highlighted eight cases of sexual violence against children that took place in Merauke Regency, South Papua Province

May 8, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - May 8, 2023

A female employee in Bekasi, West Java has reported her male boss to the police after he allegedly required her to sleep with him in exchange for a contract extension.

May 5, 2023

Antara News - May 5, 2023

Anita Permata D, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – Women journalists are vulnerable to gender-based violence in carrying out their journalistic duties, a Member of the National Commission on Vio

Tempo - May 5, 2023

Amelia Rahima Sari, Jakarta – The Manpower Ministry condemned the practice of 'staycation' as a requirement for workers to have their work contracts extended at companies in Cikarang, B

April 18, 2023

UCA News - April 18, 2023

A lay Catholic religion teacher in Indonesia with an alleged habit of watching porn videos has been accused of sexually abusing seven elementary school students.

April 14, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 14, 2023

Radhiyya Indra, Jakarta – A 22-year-old man was caught allegedly sneaking into the women's locker room and recording videos of visitors showering at Atlantis Water Adventures, a waterpa

April 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - April 13, 2023

Suherdjoko, Batang, Central Java – Central Java Police have arrested a 58-year-old principal at a pesantren (Islamic boarding school) in Bandar district, Batang regency, Central Java, o

CNN Indonesia - April 13, 2023

Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) believes that the implementation of the Sexual Violence Crimes Law (TPKS) is still being hindered by relig

March 31, 2023

Antara News - March 31, 2023

Anita Permata D, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) deemed that National Film Day should encourage the development of ethical

March 10, 2023

UCA News - March 10, 2023

A court in Indonesia's Christian-majority East Nusa Tenggara province has sentenced to death a former Protestant seminarian for raping nine minor girls, reports say.

March 9, 2023

The conversation - March 9, 2023

Sabina Puspita and Muhammad Fajar, Jakarta – The global fight against sexual violence in the higher education sector has seen important progress in the last decade, with collaboration f

March 4, 2023

IFEX Statement - March 4, 2023

A new survey showed that Indonesian female journalists have experienced various forms of sexual violence in the workplace and in the course of fulfilling their duties in the field.

February 28, 2023

Tempo - February 28, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – Darmaningtyas, an observer from the Institute for Transportation Studies (INSTRAN), asked Jakarta-owned bus operator TransJakarta to add a special fleet for women in i

February 9, 2023

Antara News - February 9, 2023

Anita Permata, Raka Adji, Jakarta – Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Bintang Puspayoga stated that cases of online gender-based violence were rising in line with the in

January 30, 2023

UCA News - January 30, 2023

Timor Leste's former president and four-time prime minister Xanana Gusmao has come under fire for joining the birthday party of a defrocked American priest jailed for child sex abuse.

January 23, 2023

January 18, 2023

Coconuts Jakarta - January 18, 2023

This week, the National Police announced last year's arrest of a 25-year-old woman, identified by her initials FA, for violations of Law No.

January 3, 2023

Jakarta Globe - January 3, 2023

Asni Ovier, Jakarta – The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by Herry Wirawan, an Islamic boarding school teacher who was found guilty of systematically raping 13 young students and i

December 28, 2022

Tempo - December 28, 2022

Annisa Firdausi, Jakarta – Andalas University management announced that it will take firm action against one of its lecturers embroiled in an alleged sexual misconduct scandal.

December 21, 2022

Tempo - December 21, 2022

Aliyyu Medyati, Jakarta – City-owned bus operator Transjakarta on Tuesday pledged its support for the anti-sexual harassment campaign during a talk show held by Yayasan Suara Perempuan.

December 15, 2022

Tempo - December 15, 2022

Aliyyu Medyati/Magang_Merdeka, Jakarta – The commissioner of the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan), Alimatul Qibtiyah, stated that solving a sexual harass

December 14, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - December 14, 2022

We've seen plenty of stories about vigilante mobs in Indonesia taking the law into their own hands, with the targets often being members of the LGBT community or unmarried couples, but

December 11, 2022

Tempo - December 11, 2022

Imaji Lasahido (Intern), Jakarta – In the closing of the 16 days of activism against gender violence in Indonesia since November 25, the campaign organizer arranged an event called "UNi

December 6, 2022

Antara News - December 6, 2022

Suci Nurhaliza, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – Violence, including sexual violence, originates from one's thought process or seeing other people, Head of the National Commission on Violence a

December 2, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - December 2, 2022

A commanding officer with the Presidential Security Detail (Paspampres) is being investigated for the alleged rape of an army lieutenant, as confirmed by Indonesian Military Commander G

December 1, 2022

Antara News - December 1, 2022

Anita Permata D, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) pushes for inclusion of sexual torture as a sexual violence crime under th

Tempo - December 1, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Head of the 2021 National Survey of Children and Adolescents' Life Experiences (SNPHAR) team, Ignatius Prapto Raharjo, said that the percentage of girls aged 13-17 who

November 30, 2022

Antara News - November 30, 2022

Fitra Ashari, Mecca Yumna, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) encouraged law enforcement in violence cases befalling women human rights defenders through a m

Antara News - November 30, 2022

Fitra Ashari, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – Women human rights activists often become targets of gender-based violence in cyberspace, chief of the National Commission on Violence against Wom

November 29, 2022

Tempo - November 29, 2022

Tempo.Co, Jakarta – The Women's Parliamentary Caucus of the Republic of Indonesia signed a declaration today, November 29, 2022, to "condemn any form of gender-based violence that hinde

November 22, 2022

Jakarta Post - November 22, 2022

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Jakarta – The son of a respected cleric in Jombang, East Java, has been convicted of sexually abusing a female student at the Islamic boarding school where he work

Tempo - November 22, 2022

Hamdan Cholifudin Ismail, Jakarta – The Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law, and Security Affairs Mahfud MD had conducted a meeting discussing the alleged sexual assault case that in

November 20, 2022

Tempo - November 20, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Bintang Puspayoga, Minister of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection (PPPA), stated that children and women living in underdeveloped, frontier, and outermost (3T) r

October 26, 2022

Tempo - October 26, 2022

Sunu Dyantoro, Jakarta – Since news involving a case related to sexual assault emerged from the Ministry of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (Kemenkop UKM), police have det

Tempo - October 26, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR), Puan Maharani, has urged the government to form a task force to prevent cases of sexual violence at state institutions.

October 22, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - October 22, 2022

Editorial board, Jakarta – The ongoing saga of domestic violence involving a couple of celebrities has inevitably drawn huge public attention, but it is appalling to find comments on so

October 19, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - October 19, 2022

Props to Indonesia's Ministry of Religious Affairs for reinforcing the idea that sexual harassment can come in the form of actions many regretfully believe to be innocent.

October 11, 2022

Tempo - October 11, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The public prosecutor (JPU) at Surabaya's District Court on Monday has charged the sexual crime defendant who allegedly sexually violated dozens of Islamic boarding sc

October 5, 2022

UCA News - October 5, 2022

The Vatican representative in Timor-Leste has urged Catholics to respect the sanctions that have been imposed on Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo for "the serious crimes" he has committed and

Asia Times - October 5, 2022

John McBeth, Jakarta – A political bombshell could be about to explode over the deeply-Catholic state of Timor Leste following revelations that the Vatican covered up long-rumored accus

October 4, 2022

Tempo - October 4, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) urged every school in the country to implement early sex education in a bid to prevent sexual violence against childr

October 2, 2022

Associated Press - October 2, 2022

Nicole Winfield, Vatican City – The United Nations and advocacy groups for survivors of clergy sexual abuse are urging Pope Francis to authorize a full investigation of Catholic Church

September 30, 2022

Associated Press - September 30, 2022

Dili, East Timor – East Timor's Catholics reacted with shock but also expressions of support Friday for revered independence icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo

September 29, 2022

Sydney Morning Herald - September 29, 2022

Chris Barrett, Singapore – The Nobel Prize-winning former head of the Roman Catholic church in East Timor has been accused of sexually abusing boys during the country's independence str

September 26, 2022

Tempo - September 26, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Minister of Women Empowerment and Child Protection (PPPA) Bintang Puspayoga on Sunday called for parents to communicate with their children and better monitor thei

September 24, 2022

Tempo - September 24, 2022

Aliyyu Medyati (Intern), Jakarta – A woman has fallen victim to sexual harassment in a commuter line or KRL at Depok Baru Station, Depok City.