The Aceh Provincial Police has denied allegations that cops turned away a woman who was reporting a rape attempt because she was unvaccinated, as reported by an advocacy group.
Sexual & Domestic Violence
October 21, 2021
October 12, 2021
A high school teacher in North Sulawesi province's South Minahasa regency is getting just an administrative sanction for groping the breast of a student, as seen in photos of the abuse
October 8, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – An Indonesian public journalism initiative, Project Multatuli, was digitally attacked and its website brought down within hours of publishing a report on alleged p
Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Asfinawat says that that sexual violence cases are often not handled properly by law enforcement officials.
October 7, 2021
Antara, Jakarta – The Institute of Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) criticized the police for revealing the identity of a woman who reported that her children had been raped.
October 5, 2021
Jakarta – Based on a report by the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) since 2020, the number of reports of cases of sexual violence has risen dramatically
October 1, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – The United Nations and a Catholic charity group have teamed up with religious institutions in Timor-Leste to tackle domestic violence.
The Tangerang City Police is set to sanction a traffic police officer after a woman alleged that he sent inappropriate messages to her after he pulled her over for a ticket.
September 15, 2021
Friski Riana, Jakarta – The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) has summoned the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) and the Central Jakarta police related to the bull
September 8, 2021
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The sexual violence criminal bill was expected to complete by this year, said Willy Aditya as the Legislation Body (Baleg) deputy chairman of the House o
September 6, 2021
September 3, 2021
Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition Against Sexual Violence (KOMPAKS) says that as many as 85 articles have been removed in the process of changing the title of the Draft Law on the E
September 2, 2021
M Yusuf Manurung, Jakarta – Bekasi City PSI Party chairperson Tanti Herawati called for law enforcers to severely punish the man identified as AT who allegedly committed the heinous act
An employee at the Indonesian Broadcast Commission (KPI) has come forward with explosive claims detailing years of bullying and sexual harassment in the hands of his colleagues, prompti
August 30, 2021
Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A defrocked American priest on trial in Timor-Leste for allegedly sexually abusing minors is also facing legal proceedings in his home country.
August 27, 2021
Aila Slisco – A former Catholic priest was indicted this week by a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., for the alleged sexual abuse of children at a "shelter home" he founded abroad
August 25, 2021
Muhammad Z, Suharto, Jakarta – Cases of violence against women have spiked significantly in Indonesia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Commission on Anti-Violence against Women
August 23, 2021
Theo Kelen, Jayapura – Director of the Indonesian Women's Legal Aid Institute for Justice (LBH APIK) Jayapura Nur Aida Duwila said reports of sexual violence against children in Papua c
August 21, 2021
Ryan Dagur – A Society of the Divine Word (SVD) official has denied allegations of "conspiracy" and "false accusations" against Richard Daschbach, who was dismissed from the priesthood
August 13, 2021
Dio Suhenda, Jakarta – Rights groups have welcomed the abolishment of the controversial "two-finger test", a virginity test that had long been a requirement for female recruits to join
August 6, 2021
The year is 2021, and yet some people still think that body shaming others in public is a funny thing to do.
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – Human rights organisations have welcomed the Indonesian army's apparent decision to end the "abusive" and long-criticised "virginity testing" of female r
August 5, 2021
Chris Barrett and Karuni Rompies, Singapore – The Indonesian navy and air force face renewed calls to cease invasive "virginity tests" for female recruits after the country's army indic
August 3, 2021
Andreas Harsono – Indonesian Army Chief Gen.
July 27, 2021
Putu Indah S, Nabil Ihsan – For GH, a sexual violence survivor, the trauma of further harassment after reporting the assault has been unimaginably intense.