Defenders for Victims of Sexual Violence
Monday, 26 December 2022
Five women who tenaciously supported victims of sexual violence have been chosen as Tempo’s People of the Year 2022. They fought hard to demand justice for these victims.
IN many countries, including Indonesia, patriarchal culture is the main obstacle to uncovering cases of sexual violence. The opinion that men are superior to women leads to many victims deciding not to speak out, or even ‘making peace’ with the perpetrators.
From January to November, the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) received 3,014 reports of sexual violence. Some of the perpetrators were peopl...
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