Legal Protection of Wife as a Victim of Sexual Violence from Positive Law and Human Rights Perspective
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- Legal Protection; Sexual Violence; Wife; Positive Law; Human Rights
This research was conducted based on violent incidents often experienced by women in the domestic sector. As wives, women are often forced to undergo various obligations, while their rights are often neglected. Domestic violence is not a new event for Indonesian people, one of which is sexual violence in the household. However, sexual violence is a form of crime that has not received enough attention. In this case, the husband forces the wife to fulfill his sexual desires outside of her will. The wife is often positioned not as a subject who has an equal position with her husband, but rather as an object to satisfying desires. Therefore, the problem formulation in this research is how to protect the wife as a victim of sexual violence from the perspectives of positive law and human rights. This study aims to determine the legal protection for wives as victims of sexual violence from the perspectives of positive law and human rights. In answering this issue, the researchers conducted research using the normative juridical approach with a descriptive research type. The research data was sourced from secondary data, obtained from library research. Then, the data is analyzed using the qualitative method with a deductive way of thought. Hence, the results revealed that women must be protected from sexual violence anytime and anywhere, including at the home, because women are the same legal subjects as men. Wives are protected by laws and regulations supported by law enforcement agencies and other agencies that work together to provide appropriate protection to victims. In addition to government support and regulations, this issue also demands legal awareness of individuals.
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TY - CONF AU - Luthfiyyah Amalina Husna AU - Muchamad Iksan AU - Arief Budiono PY - 2022 DA - 2022/05/09 TI - Legal Protection of Wife as a Victim of Sexual Violence from Positive Law and Human Rights Perspective BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Empowerment and Engagement (ICCEE 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 163 EP - 168 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220501.018 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.220501.018 ID - Husna2022 ER -