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September 22, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - September 22, 2022

A school in Bogor Regency, West Java is getting flak after one of its teachers allegedly conducted a period inspection on students amid suspicions that some girls may have been ditching

September 5, 2022

Kompas.com - September 5, 2022

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The number of women who were victims of violence throughout 2021 totaled some 27,335 people.

August 23, 2022

Andra Nasrie - August 23, 2022

State-owned train company PT Kereta Api Indonesia (PT KAI) has filed a police complaint against a passenger after he was caught on camera defiling a female employee's religious attire.

August 18, 2022

Tempo - August 18, 2022

Antara, Jakarta - An alleged sexual crime has once again happened in the environment of Islamic boarding schools or pesantren.

August 5, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - August 5, 2022

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.

Antara News - 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

Antara News - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Tempo - July 14, 2022

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

Tempo - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Tempo - 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 Post - July 7, 2022

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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Oekusi Post - 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

UCA News - 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

UCA News - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Fulcrum - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

AsiaOne - 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

UCA News - 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

Agence France-Presse - 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

Indonesia at Melbourne - 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

Jakarta Post - April 19, 2022

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.

Human Rights Watch Dispatches - 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.

April 13, 2022

UCA News - 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

Tempo - April 13, 2022

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

The Guardian - April 13, 2022

Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Indonesia has passed a landmark bill that for the first time outlaws forced marriage and sexual harassment.

CNN Indonesia - April 13, 2022

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.

April 12, 2022

Reuters - April 12, 2022

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

Al Jazeera - 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.

April 7, 2022

Coconuts Bali - 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

Tempo - 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

Antara News - April 5, 2022

Tri Meilani, Raka Adji, Jakarta – In recent times, sexual violence cases in Indonesia have become more alarming.

Antara News - April 5, 2022

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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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)

Tempo - April 4, 2022

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

Reuters - April 4, 2022

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

March 31, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Tempo - 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

Tempo - 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

Coconuts Jakarta - 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

Reuters - 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

Tabloid JUBI - 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

UCA News - 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.