After a 14-year-old girl was raped and murdered in Indonesia, it has brought back the sexual violence in focus. The brutal rape of 14-year-old girl was not covered by local media until activist came into action. Rape and death of Yuyun was definitely not the first one in Indonesia, and unfortunately, it is not the last as well.
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Sexual violence against woman and children has been growing since years, and it seems like the recent Indonesian government decided to take some necessary steps.
People who abuse the family members of the victim will serve ten to twenty years of imprisonment.
According to President Widodo, it is said that this law was introduced to prevent sexual abuse of children around the country.