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May 31, 2020

South China Morning Post - May 31, 2020

Amy Chew – Indonesia's first reported honour killing of a schoolgirl earlier this month has shocked the nation and prompted rights activists to warn of a "contagion" effect amid a risi

May 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 21, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) has called on law enforcers to protect the rights of a teen murder suspect who is also pregnant, allege

May 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 16, 2020

Asip Hasani, Surabaya, East Java – A member of the Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) of Gresik in East Java has allegedly offered Rp 1 billion (US$67,211) in compensation to the fami

May 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Jakarta – A 15-year-old girl who is accused of killing her 5-year-old neighbor in a shocking murder case in March was allegedly the victim of sexual abuse and is currently 14 weeks pre

May 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 12, 2020

Andi Hajramurni, Makassar, South Sulawesi – The police have arrested two brothers in Bantaeng regency, South Sulawesi, and named them suspects for allegedly killing their own 18-year-o

May 11, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - May 11, 2020

A family of eight killed a 16-year-old girl in Bantaeng, South Sulawesi, police say, after the girl allegedly brought dishonor to the family by getting intimate with a man out of wedlo

May 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 10, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – The University of Melbourne has stated that it has zero tolerance toward inappropriate behavior, a representative from the university said on Saturday in

May 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 9, 2020

Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Activists have put pressure on the Australian government and the University of Melbourne to revoke a prestigious scholarship awarded to Ibrahim Malik, a h

May 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 7, 2020

Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – As many as 30 female students from the Indonesian Islamic University (UII) in Yogyakarta have come forward and reported IM, an alumni of the school, to t

May 5, 2020

Coconuts Bali - May 5, 2020

Officials from the Muntigunung traditional village (desa adat) in Bali's Karangasem regency are reportedly investigating a case of incestuous rape, in which a 46-year-old man allegedly

May 4, 2020

Indonesia at Melbourne - May 4, 2020

Early reports have indicated that as the Covid-19 pandemic intensifies in Indonesia, domestic violence is emerging as a parallel public health crisis.

May 1, 2020

The Diplomat - May 1, 2020

Made Ayu Mariska – As governments around the world have implemented various stay-at-home orders, reports of domestic violence have jumped significantly. Indonesia is no exception.

April 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 15, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan, North Sumatra – The Dairi Police in North Sumatra have granted a 75-year-old man who allegedly raped and impregnated a junior high school student bail.

April 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 7, 2020

Tri Indah Oktavianti, Jakarta – Greater Jakarta has seen an uptick in domestic abuse reports in the first month of home-quarantining for the COVID-19 outbreak.

April 2, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 2, 2020

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Deli Serdang Police have arrested seven students of a vocational school in Deli Serdang regency, North Sumatra and are searching for another in connection with

March 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 26, 2020

Wahyoe Boediwardhana, Surabaya – The Surabaya District Court has sentenced Ali Shodiqin, the former junior high school principal of the Surabaya State University Labschool (Labschool U

March 12, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 12, 2020

Asip Hasani, Surabaya – A pastor at a Protestant church in Surabaya, East Java, has been named a suspect for allegedly sexually abusing a minor, the East Java police confirmed on Thurs

March 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 10, 2020

Jakarta – The North Sulawesi Police have arrested five students who were allegedly involved in the sexual assault of a female schoolmate at a vocational high school in the province's B

March 9, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - March 9, 2020

A soccer pundit in Indonesia has apologized for uttering highly offensive and sexist remarks while commentating a game on live TV amid public outcry across the country.

March 8, 2020

Jakarta Post - March 8, 2020

Jakarta – Residents of Paniaran village in North Tapanuli, North Sumatra, found a 3-month old baby boy who had been left next to a house in the village on Thursday along with a letter

March 6, 2020

Kompas.com - March 6, 2020

Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded a 300 percent increase in reported cases of sexual violence against women

Jakarta Globe - March 6, 2020

Tara Marchelin, Jakarta – Women's Anti-Violence Movement, or Gerak Perempuan, an alliance of non-government organizations and civil society groups, recently pointed out that violence a

Kompas.com - March 6, 2020

Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – Incest or sexual relations between blood relatives against girls is the most frequent form of sexual violence.

Tempo - March 6, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) revealed that cases of violence against women increased by 6 percent in 2019, amoun

March 3, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - March 3, 2020

A 26-year-old woman in the East Java capital of Surabaya has reported a pastor at her church to the police for sexual abuse, which she claims went on for 17 years.