Characteristic of Sexual Violence to the Victims in Karawang Regency, Indonesia
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- Child Characteristics; Sexual Violence
Children is the most beautiful grace from the one God that we must protect, but they are susceptible of being victims of sexual violence, lots factors cause of children to a victim of sexual violence. There are still high cases of sexual violence in Indonesia and 50% of them are sexual violence against children that occurs in their nearest environment such as at home and school, which should be the safest place for children. The data on cases of children sexual violence reported by the community to the Karawang Police in 2018 recorded 52 cases, on August 2019 there were 30 cases and if averaged in one week, one case was reported. The research objectives are to examine the social phenomenon of children sexual violence in Karawang Regency by analyzing the characteristics of a victim of sexual violence, factors that cause children becoming the victims of sexual violence and examining the anticipatory steps and solutions to overcome children sexual violence. The approach of its research is a qualitative method, namely a phenomenological studies were related to incidents of children sexual violence in Karawang Regency by exploring the characteristics of the perpetrators. The data were collected by interviews, observation and documentation study and Focus Group Discussion (FGD). The informants in the study were 21 people with the criteria of key informants, main informants and triangulation/ additional informants by using content analysis
The characteristics of children who are victims of sexual violence are more often found with introverted children, introverted personalities are shy, don’t talk and this is what is often used by perpetrators of sexual violence and children victims of sexual violence experiencing traumatic behavior. Other factors that trigger the lack of parental supervision of children, uncontrolled sources of information and socio-cultural factors that are still taboo with early childhood sex education. It is expected to increase the participation of the police, Social Service, and stakeholders such as teachers to be able to supervise children at school.
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TY - CONF AU - Ermaya Sari Bayu Ningsih AU - Handayani PY - 2021 DA - 2021/11/16 TI - Characteristic of Sexual Violence to the Victims in Karawang Regency, Indonesia BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Research in Social Sciences and Humanities (ICoRSH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 643 EP - 648 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211102.082 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211102.082 ID - Ningsih2021 ER -