Indonesia: Supreme Courts Rules to Uphold Decree on Sexual Abuse in Universities
Friday, April 22, 2022 3:55 PM

The Indonesian Supreme Court ruled to uphold a decree to combat sexual abuse in universities. The decree expands the definition of sexual violence, adds consequences for sexual crimes such as dismissal or expulsion, and provides more supports for victims and their right to education. Women’s rights advocates welcome the decision, as the ruling defends the new national law on sexual violence.

Compiled From: Ryan Dagur, Indonesian Supreme Court upholds key sex abuse decree, Union of Catholic Asian News (April 22 2022).