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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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Antara News - April 5, 2022

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

April 4, 2022

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

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

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.

March 7, 2022

Antara News - March 7, 2022

Putu Indah, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) recorded 338,496 cases of gender-based violence (GBV) against women in 2021 based o

UCA News - March 7, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – A Timor-Leste court has acquitted a priest and several of his staff over writing a report in favor of a defrocked priest jailed for sexually abusing young girls.

March 2, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - March 2, 2022

Hengky Yeimo, Jayapura, Jubi – Novita Opki, a member of the Women's and Children's Team of the Civil and Political Division of the Papua Legal Aid Institute (LBH Papua), said that throu

March 1, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - March 1, 2022

Police in South Sulawesi are investigating allegations that an officer employed and raped a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions.

February 19, 2022

Jakarta Post Edirorial - February 19, 2022

Editorial board, Jakarta – The Bandung District Court sentenced ustad (Islamic preacher) Herry Wirawan to life on Feb.

February 18, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - February 18, 2022

The Deli Serdang District Court in North Sumatra yesterday reconciled a husband and wife involved in a domestic abuse case through termination of persecution or restorative justice.

February 16, 2022

February 15, 2022

Agence France-Presse - February 15, 2022

Bandung, West Java – A district court in West Java Tuesday sentenced a teacher to life in prison for the rape of 13 students, in a case that has drawn national attention to sexual abuse

Tempo - February 15, 2022

Eka Yudha Saputra, Jakarta – Jakarta Metro Police Chief Gen.

February 12, 2022

Antara News - February 12, 2022

Anita Permata, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The government's problem inventory list (IDM) for the sexual violence bill (RUU TPKS) has been completed, Minister of Women's Empowerment and Child P

February 11, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - February 11, 2022

An owner of a warteg (a modest stall or kiosk selling budget meals) in the industrial area of Cikarang, West Java's Bekasi regency, was the target of a mob's wrath after he was accused

February 8, 2022

Kompas.com - February 8, 2022

Mutia Fauzia, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) says that as many as 30 percent of women consider it normal to be hit by their husba

February 5, 2022

Antara News - February 5, 2022

Hreeloita Dharma, Raka Adji, Jakarta – Commissioner of the National Commission on Violence against Women (Komnas Perempuan) Maria Ulfah Anshor has said that domestic violence involves a

February 4, 2022

February 3, 2022

Jakarta Globe - February 3, 2022

Jessica Vincentia Marpaung – The newly released, award-winning movie Photocopier has given a glimpse into the elusiveness of sexual violence in Indonesia.

January 26, 2022

Coconuts Jakarta - January 26, 2022

A doctor in Semarang, Central Java was sentenced to six months in prison today for indecency – and being downright gross.

Tempo - January 26, 2022

Maya Ayu Puspitasari, Jakarta – The Witness and Victim Protection Agency (LPSK) recorded an increase in requests for protection in cases of sexual violence against children throughout 2

January 22, 2022

Al Jazeera - January 22, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – It is every parent's worst nightmare.

January 20, 2022

Tempo - January 20, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Six non-governmental organizations (NGOs) under Indonesia Joining Forces (IJF) have urged the government to include forced marriage in the problem inventory list (DIM)

January 19, 2022

Kompas.com - January 19, 2022

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Ministry for the Empowerment of Women and Protection of Children (KPPPA) recorded tens of thousands of cases of violence against children and women thro

January 18, 2022

Tempo - January 18, 2022

Indri Maulidar, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) on Tuesday has finally proposed the draft bill on sexual violence criminal offences (RUU TPKS) in a plenary meeting led by H

Tempo - January 18, 2022

Indri Maulidar, Jakarta – A number of factions in the House of Representatives (DPR) wanted the bill on sexual violence crime (RUU TPKS) to also regulate adultery and LGBT – which they