The request was submitted by community organization from West Sumatra that focuses cultural preservation Lembaga Kerapatan Adat Alam Minangkabau (LKAAM).
The law contains 152 articles that regulate the prevention, eradication, and handling of sexual violence as well as the protection of and rehabilitation for victims of sexual violence.
House of Representatives passed the sexual violence bill into law in a plenary meeting on Tuesday.
The bill will be brought to House plenary meeting. "From nine factions, eight factions have agreed with the various notes contained in them. One faction refused, in the sense that it did not reject the content of the substance."
To ensure the execution mechanism of restitution is done smoothly, then the responsibility for supervision and execution can be assigned to prosecutors."
"Theres something wrong with our legal procedure."
Limited resources among service providers in Indonesia hinders assistance from being optimally presented to victims.
five issues to be included in the bill: non-physical sexual harassment, physical sexual harassment, forced contraception, forced sterilization, and sexual torture
"Sexual violence in digital space is rife, and it must be regulated by law."
All but one fraction agreed to make the bill a House initiative after previously proposed by the Houses Legislation Committee (Baleg).
Prosecutors also want defendant Herry Wirawan to pay a Rp500 million (US$35,700) fine and Rp331 million restitution to his victims, aside from chemical castration and a request to the court to make his identity be made public.
She stresses imposing severe punishments on felons. "The law must act toughly, and the perpetrators must be sentenced based on their crimes," she said.
As a vulnerable group, women bear the impact of COVID-19 more than men in terms of income, mental health, and inadequate social protection. Not only that, but women are also facing various new social issues as a result of the new normal
Indonesian Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection said it would support maximum penalty to owner and teacher of an Islamic boarding school in West Java who raped 12 students between 2016 and 2021.
Recent report showed that violence in relationships is the third most-reported violence in private space, yet reported cases often hit a dead end.
In response to the sexual violence cases, the chancellor of Udayana University forms a special task force to prevent and handle sexual violence cases.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology issued a ministerial regulation on the Prevention and Handling of Sexual Violence in University.