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Original name: Undang-Undang tentang Penghapusan Kekerasan dalam Rumah Tangga
Name: Law on the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Law No. 23/2004).
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-09-22
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-2004-L-91238
Bibliography: Legislation on-line in Indonesian Legislation on-line in Indonesian Sekretariat Negara Republik Indonesia, Indonesia PDF of Law in Indonesian PDF of Law in Indonesian (consulted on 2012-10-02)
Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Sectretary General's Database on Violence Against Women, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2012-10-02)
Abstract/Citation: The Law consists of 56 articles and specifies the definition of violence. It is intended to promote human rights, to achieve gender equality, to eliminate discrimination and to protect victims of violence, to punish perpetrators and to maintain the harmony of the household. The Law also highlights the roles of government, community, the need for protection and rehabilitation for victims and it also provides for sanctions to be imposed on perpetrators.
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