Sexual & Domestic Violence

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July 2024

News/Aceh
Sindo News – July 13, 2024

Haryudi, Aceh – The National Statistics Agency (BPS) recently released surprising data about rape cases in Indonesia. Based on the report Criminal Statistics 2023 issued by the BPS, Aceh emerged as the province with the highest number of rape cases in 2023.

March 2024

News/Indonesia
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 violence against women throughout 2023.

June 2023

News/Indonesia
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 on the Eradication of Domestic Violence (PKDRT) and the Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (TPKS).

News/Indonesia
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.

News/Indonesia
Lambe Turah – June 7, 2023

The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (Jala PRT) is threatening to hold a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building if the House does not start deliberations on the Draft Law on the Protection of Domestic Workers (RUU PPRT).

News/Indonesia
NTT Media Express – June 7, 2023

Emanuel Dile Bataona, Lembata – The National Network for Domestic Workers Advocacy (Jala PRT) has received some 600 complaints from domestic workers (PRT) who suffered violence at the hands of their employers, or have been victims of human rights abuses in 2023.

May 2023

News/Indonesia
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.

News/Indonesia
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 were other dark events that occurred at that tim

April 2023

News/Indonesia
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 religious-political content in the revisions to the Criminal Code (KUHP).

September 2022

News/Indonesia
Kompas.com – September 5, 2022

Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – The number of women who were victims of violence throughout 2021 totaled some 27,335 people.