Police in Pringsewu regency in Lampung province recently arrested a 40-year-old man for raping his 15-year-old stepdaughter, with a neighbor also suspected of raping the underage girl
Sexual & Domestic Violence
January 24, 2020
January 21, 2020
A man in Bekasi, West Java became the latest sexual assault suspect for allegedly groping the breast of an unsuspecting pedestrian, joining an extensive list of other sexual predators
January 17, 2020
Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – The Law and Human Rights Minister, Yassona Laoly, together with the House of Representatives (DPR) legislation board collectively agreed on 50 bills to be inclu
January 9, 2020
Jakarta – Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung has deplored the criminal case involving Indonesian student Reynhard Sinaga who was found guilty this week of raping more than 130 men while s
January 8, 2020
News Desk, Jakarta – The Pademangan Police in North Jakarta announced they arrested a 19-year-old man on Friday for allegedly molesting at least six boys.
December 31, 2019
Bambang Muryanto, Yogyakarta – Top officials at Gadjah Mada University (UGM) have protested against the huge revisions made by the rectorate to a draft sexual violence prevention regul
December 27, 2019
Jakarta – Bishops Council of Indonesia (KWI) chairman and Jakarta Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo, who was just appointed cardinal, denied any knowledge of a report of sexual abuse in the
December 15, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – "You may write me down in history, with your bitter twisted lies. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I'll rise."
December 13, 2019
Jakarta – State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir has ordered the country's SOEs to provide more protections for female employees to ensure they will no longer face sexual
December 12, 2019
The issue of sexual harassment in state-owned enterprises (SOEs) has been thrust to the spotlight in Indonesia this week following explosive allegations of Garuda Indonesia air hostess
December 11, 2019
Jakarta – For three years, dozens of women, activists and survivors of sexual violence have fought relentlessly to make Indonesia a safer place.
December 10, 2019
Dili – This morning judge Eusebio Xavier Vitor decided that an ex-priest R.D.is sent to Dili main prison in Becora for preventive detention.
December 9, 2019
Andi Hajramurni, Makassar, South Sulawesi – A mother in Jeneponto regency, South Sulawesi, has posted about her child's rape case on social media as the police have not yet brought the
Dili – The SVD procurator general is currently visiting Timor-Leste to support victims of ex-priest R.D., who sexually abused children in his orphanage in Oecusse.
Police in Malang regency, East Java on Friday arrested a 38-year-old vocational school (SMK) teacher who has been accused of molesting 18 of his students.
A woman behind one of the biggest sexual harassment scandals in Indonesia in the past year has retracted her accusations against the alleged culprit and apologized, according to the la
December 8, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya, Jakarta – In its previous term, the House of Representatives failed to pass a bill on the elimination of sexual violence even though it was included in its priori
December 5, 2019
Victor Mambor, Jayapura – Papua Police chief Insp. Gen.
November 29, 2019
Nicky Aulia Widadio, Jakarta – A national survey by the Coalition for Safe Public Space (KRPA) has revealed that three out of five Indonesian women have experienced sexual harassment i
November 28, 2019
Gemma Holliani Cahya – These scenario and answers are based on The Jakarta Post interviews with survivors and activists, who have persistently pushed for the enactment of the sexual vi
November 27, 2019
Jakarta – A self-proclaimed healer is under fire for claiming in a video that has gone viral on social media that rape victims were to blame for their own sexual assault.
Victim-blaming has transcended the realm of the living in Indonesia.Recently, a video has gone viral online showing a self-proclaimed supernatural healer telling a spirit, which suppos
November 19, 2019
Police in West Jakarta on Saturday arrested a man who allegedly threw acid on nine women – most of them junior high school students – on three separate occasions over the past couple o
November 18, 2019
Update: Tasikmalaya Police say they have arrested the alleged semen flinger at his home on Monday afternoon.