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."
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).