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Jakarta Post

Violence against women in Indonesia, such as the case of Baiq Nuril who was jailed for reporting sexual harassment and later pardoned following a public outcry, Yuyun, a 14-year-old girl was gang-raped and murdered in 2016 and many others, has sparked public outrage and demonstrated the need for separate legislation to combat gender-based sexual assault.

The new members of the House of Representatives are being urged to push through the sexual violence eradication bill to protect women from abuse that rights groups say has reached "emergency" levels. (JP/Donny Fernando)

Read the full article here.

(JP/Gemma Holliani Cahya)