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
Sexual & Domestic Violence
March 26, 2020
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 – 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
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 – 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
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
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
Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – Incest or sexual relations between blood relatives against girls is the most frequent form of sexual violence.
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
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.
February 23, 2020
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – The Legal Aid Foundation of the Indonesian Women's Association for Justice (LBH APIK) has received a number of unannounced visits from police officers t
February 18, 2020
On the afternoon of Friday February 14, 20 or so women and seven men braved heavy rain to take to the streets of the East Java city of Malang to hold a One Billion rising action agains
February 13, 2020
Arya Dipa, Bandung, West Java – A rape and assault victim, aged 15, in Cimahi, West Java, passed away on Wednesday after two weeks in a coma, the victim's sibling has said.
February 11, 2020
Dyaning Pangestika, Jakarta – Global solidarity movement One Billion Rising (OBR) has invited people worldwide – including in Indonesia – to celebrate the upcoming Valentine's Day by j
Evi Mariani, Jakarta – Producer Mira Lesmana knows that film sets could be unsafe places for women.
February 10, 2020
Jakarta – The Women's Movement Alliance held a silent protest against sexual violence on campus at the Ministry of Education and Culture in South Jakarta on Monday February 10.
January 29, 2020
Jakarta – Bekasi Mayor Rahmat "Pepen" Effendi says the satellite city is mulling over a plan to install more CCTV cameras to suppress the crime rate amid rising sexual harassment in pu
January 28, 2020
The problem of sexual violence in Indonesia has reached crisis proportions, with an increasing number of cases reported each year. A bill has been introduced to tackle the issue.
January 26, 2020
Wulan Danoekoesoemo, Jakarta – Guess which Southeast Asian city has been ranked one of the most dangerous places for women?
January 24, 2020
Police in Pringsewu regency in Lampung province recently arrested a 40-year-old man for raping his 15-year-old stepdaughter, with a neighbor also suspected of raping the underage girl
January 21, 2020
A man in Bekasi, West Java became the latest sexual assault suspect for allegedly groping the breast of an unsuspecting pedestrian, joining an extensive list of other sexual predators
January 17, 2020
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Minister, Yassona Laoly, together with the House of Representatives (DPR) legislation board collectively agreed on 50 bills to be inclu
January 9, 2020
Jakarta – Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has deplored the criminal case involving Indonesian student Reynhard Sinaga who was found guilty this week of raping more than 130 men while s
January 8, 2020
News Desk, Jakarta – The Pademangan Police in North Jakarta announced they arrested a 19-year-old man on Friday for allegedly molesting at least six boys.
December 31, 2019
Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – Top officials at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) have protested against the huge revisions made by the rectorate to a draft sexual violence prevention regul