Women's Rights & Gender Equality

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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.

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 22, 2023

Vitorio Mantalean, Jakarta – The Social Concern for Women's Representation has sent a subpoena to the Election Supervisory Body (Bawaslu).

March 2023

News/Indonesia
Tribune Yogya – March 8, 2023

Neti Istimewa Rukmana, Yogya – Dozens of students from various different universities that are part of the International Women's Day (IWD) alliance articulated the 2023 IWD Manifesto during an action at the Malioboro shopping district in the Central Java city of Yogyakarta on March 8.

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Detik.com – March 8, 2023

Rumondang Naibaho, Jakarta – A demonstration commemorating International Women's Day (IWD) near the Arjuna Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on March 8 became heated after police prevented protesters from approaching the State Palace.

October 2022

News/Indonesia
Pos Kota – October 18, 2022

Jakarta – As many as 200 Jakarta residents, including the Iranian diaspora, demonstrated in front of the Iranian Embassy in Jakarta on October 18. They were demanding a transparent and fair investigation into the deaths of scores of women and children in Teheran and other Iranian cities.

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Kompas.com – October 18, 2022

Valmai Alzena Karla Martino, Jakarta – University of Indonesia Political studies Centre (Puskapol UI) Deputy Executive Director Hurriyah has touched on the low level of women's representation in the General Election Commission (KPU) and the Elections Supervisory Board (Bawaslu).

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.

July 2022

News/Indonesia
Tribune Medan – July 20, 2022

Maurits Pardosi, Parapat – The Women 20 (W20) Summit held at Toba Lake in North Sumatra on July 20 has been greeted by demonstrations and sharp criticisms from rural women activists.