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Sexual & Domestic Violence

October 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Kompas.com - October 15, 2019

Deti Mega Purnamasari, Jakarta – The Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) has still not been ratified.

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - October 15, 2019

A 24-year-old man, identified by his initials HN, has been arrested by police for allegedly sexually harassing a teenage girl aboard the KRL Commuterline train by rubbing his crotch ag

October 11, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - October 11, 2019

The Eradication of Sexual Violence Bill (RUU-PKS) may still be a long way from ratification, but the government has decided to take matters into its own hands to push for its immediate

October 10, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - October 10, 2019

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Women's Empowerment and Child Protection (PPPA) Deputy, Vennetia Ryckerens Danes, asserted that the sexual violence bill (RUU PKS) must be passed immedia

October 9, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - October 9, 2019

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The Confederation of Indonesian Workers Unions (KSPI) said only 23 percent of collective labor agreements (PKB) between labors and corporations regulate case

October 8, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - October 8, 2019

Jakarta (Antara) – Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Minister Yohana Susana Yembise publicly urged the House of Representatives (DPR) to pass the bill against sexual violence (R

October 2, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Reuters - October 2, 2019

Kuala Lumpur – Lawmakers sworn into Indonesia's parliament on Tuesday are being urged to push through a sexual violence bill to protect women from abuse that rights groups say has reac

October 1, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
KBR - October 1, 2019

Valda Kustarini, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) believes there is no relationship between the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Vio

September 28, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Channel News Asia - September 28, 2019

Evi Mariani, Jakarta – "The road was quiet with only palm trees around and it was only two of us in his car when he began to caress my thigh and slip his hand under my bottom.

September 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - September 26, 2019

Among the many demands made by student protesters throughout Indonesia this week, which have largely been motivated by their rejection of several problematic bills Parliment has been t

September 25, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - September 25, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) speaker Bambang Soesatyo said the plenary meeting which is slated to take place Thursday, September 26, might possibly pass th

September 22, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - September 22, 2019

Yulida Medistiara, Jakarta – The Draft Law in the Elimination of Sexual Harassment (RUU-PKS) is still being deliberated by the House of Representatives (DPR).

September 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - September 15, 2019

Nur Azizah Rizki Astuti, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) is urging the House of Representatives (DPR) to immediately ratify the Draft Law

September 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Akurat - September 6, 2019

Maidian Reviani – The national director of the Service Provider Forum (FPL) for female victims of violence, Yustina Fendrita, says that civil society groups have launched a movement to

August 29, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Jakarta Post - August 29, 2019

Jakarta – Students of Al Jamiyatul Washliyah Social Funding Foundation in Medan, North Sumatra, have called for an investigation into the school's principal for alleged sexual harassme

August 26, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 26, 2019

An Indonesian man named Muh Aris bin Syukur from the city of Mojokerto in East Java was sentenced with chemical castration for the rape of nine children in a landmark ruling for the co

August 24, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Detik News - August 24, 2019

Jakarta – The Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) emphatically opposes the Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence believing that it contains Western feminist ideas which are anti-re

August 21, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - August 21, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The government has yet to show its seriousness in making policies concerning the handling of victims of violence and sexual harassment.

News ›› East Timor ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Dili Weekly - August 21, 2019

Paulina Quintao – The National Director for Integrated Gender Political Approach and Women's Capacity at the Secretariat of State for Equality and Inclusion (SEII), Maria Filomena Babo

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 21, 2019

Indonesia had a small victory in the fight against sexual harassment recently when President Joko Widodo granted amnesty to Baiq Nuril, a school teacher who was sentenced to six months

August 15, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - August 15, 2019

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – The investigation on the alleged rape case experienced by a former employee of the Workers Social Security Agency (BPJS Ketenagakerjaan) which implicated

August 6, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 6, 2019

Police in Jakarta have arrested a man accused of murdering his wife and setting his own house on fire, which has left his five-year-old child, who he left inside during the blaze, seve

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Coconuts Jakarta - August 6, 2019

The injustice suffered by Baiq Nuril – a teacher who was sentenced to six months in prison for recording her principal sexually harassing her – was finally remedied by President Joko W

August 4, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Voice of America - August 4, 2019

Amanda Siddharta, Jakarta – In 2019, Indonesians saw a surging number of cases of violence involving children.

August 3, 2019

News ›› Indonesia ›› Sexual & Domestic Violence
Tempo - August 3, 2019

Andita Rahma, Jakarta – The National Police HQ recorded there are 236 cases of child sexual assault occurred in January to May this year; yet only 50 percent of the total case was hand