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July 5, 2024

Tempo - July 5, 2024

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – The Coalition of Communities Concerned with Women's Representation (KMPKP) urges the General Election Commission (KPU) to immediately form guidelines for ha

June 25, 2024

ABC News - June 25, 2024

Bill Birtles and Zevonia Vieriq – An Australian man has been sentenced to 11 years in jail in Timor Leste after he was convicted of abusing a girl under the age of 12.

May 12, 2024

Antara News - May 12, 2024

Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) urged the government to establish a femicide watch to identify and establish a mechanism for the preventio

May 11, 2024

Jakarta Globe - May 11, 2024

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – The Transportation Ministry has officially suspended Asri Damuna, the Head of the Sangia Nibandera Airport Operator Unit Office in Kolaka, Southeast Sulawesi (

May 1, 2024

Asia Pacific - May 1, 2024

Inggita Notosusanto, Jakarta Indonesia – UN Women Indonesia marked the annual United Nations 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign 2023 by inviting young people to

March 19, 2024

Tempo - March 19, 2024

Pribadi Wicaksono (Contributor), Jakarta – The Faculty of Philosophy of Yogyakarta's Gadjah Mada University (UGM) is currently investigating a student's confession of committing sexual

March 7, 2024

Detik.com - March 7, 2024

Tina Susilawati, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has released its annual report in which it noted that there were 401,975 cases of violenc

March 6, 2024

UCA News - March 6, 2024

A Catholic major seminarian in Indonesia, who has been evading police following allegations of sexually abusing a minor seminarian, has been arrested.

February 27, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 27, 2024

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – A total of eight people have undergone questioning concerning the alleged sexual harassment case involving Edie Toet Hendratno, the chancellor of Pancasila Uni

February 26, 2024

Jakarta Globe - February 26, 2024

Stefani Wijaya & Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – Pancasila University's Head of Public Relations, Putri Langka, has affirmed that the university is aware of reports regarding accusations

December 30, 2023

Global Voices - December 30, 2023

Juliana Harsianti – Online bullying of women and girls in Indonesia skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, and this disturbing trend has continued and even intensified ahead of the F

Tempo - December 30, 2023

Annisa Febiola, Jakarta – Indonesia's National Commission for Child Protection said that throughout 2023 there were 3,547 complaints regarding cases of child rights or violence.

December 27, 2023

Tempo - December 27, 2023

Tempo.co, Jakarta – The Integrated Service Center for the Empowerment of Women and Children (P2TP2A) of South Tangerang City has received 307 reports of violence throughout 2023.

October 12, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 12, 2023

Monique Handa Shafira, Jakarta – A woman who stands accused of taking topless photographs of Miss Universe Indonesia finalists asserted on Thursday that Poppy Capella, the CEO of the lo

October 4, 2023

Jakarta Globe - October 4, 2023

Ilham Oktafian, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police announced on Wednesday that they had named a suspect in the ongoing investigation into a sexual harassment case involving the organizer of M

September 4, 2023

UCA News - September 4, 2023

Police in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province have detained a man accused of raping minor girls under the guise of healing them amid a surge in sexual violence in the Christian-majo

August 13, 2023

Agence France-Presse - August 13, 2023

Washington – The Miss Universe Organisation has cut ties with its Indonesia franchise, it announced, days after allegations of sexual harassment, and will cancel an upcoming Malaysia ed

August 9, 2023

Reuters - August 9, 2023

Jakarta – Six contestants of a Miss Universe Indonesia pageant have filed complaints with police accusing organizers of sexual harassment after they alleged they were subjected to tople

August 3, 2023

Jakarta Globe - August 3, 2023

Ilham Octafian, Jakarta – The Jakarta Police said Thursday they have concluded the investigation into the alleged child molestation case against Mario Dandy and handed the documents to

August 1, 2023

Jakarta Post - August 1, 2023

Apriadi Gunawan, Medan – Sibolga District Court in North Sumatra has acquitted Siska Telaumbanua of stabbing her then boyfriend in February.

June 20, 2023

Kompas.com - June 20, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has released an annual report (Catahu) covering the last 21 years, beginning in 2001.

Kompas.com - June 20, 2023

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) says that reports of violence against women have increased since the enactment of the Law

June 13, 2023

Jakarta Post - June 13, 2023

Jakarta – The House of Representatives ethics body has moved to question chairman of Commission VII overseeing energy and mineral resources Sugeng Suparwoto, a politician from the NasDe

June 5, 2023

Tempo - June 5, 2023

Antara, Jakarta – The South Sulawesi's United Women's Movement (GPB) on Sunday evening gathered in front of the Undata General Hospital in Palu in support of the victim of a heinous rap

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