The First International Conference On Islamic Development Studies 2019, ICIDS 2019, 10 September 2019, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia

Research Article

Protection Strategies For women Victims of Domestic Violence Via Shelter in Central Java

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.10-9-2019.2289468,
        author={Suteki  Suteki and Ani  Purwanti},
        title={Protection Strategies For women Victims of Domestic Violence Via Shelter in Central Java},
        proceedings={The First International Conference On Islamic Development Studies 2019, ICIDS 2019, 10 September 2019, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICIDS},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={domestic violence shelter central java},
        doi={10.4108/eai.10-9-2019.2289468}
    }
    
  • Suteki Suteki
    Ani Purwanti
    Year: 2019
    Protection Strategies For women Victims of Domestic Violence Via Shelter in Central Java
    ICIDS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.10-9-2019.2289468
Suteki Suteki1,*, Ani Purwanti1
  • 1: Faculty of Law, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: arjuna_teki@yahoo.com

Abstract

Domestic Violence case has the highest occurrences in Indonesia. The violence is not only caused by personal conflicts, social inequality, and poverty also contribute to the violence that occurred. Therefore, a specific policy to handle domestic violence is needed. Many research had concluded that throughout the treatment process, women who suffered from domestic violence often feared to return home to the person who potentially harmful to her. Therefore, the urgency to provide shelters should be enacted. The research aims to seek the role of government in providing shelter and its facilities, such as counseling service and legal aid. The research also found an essential role of the Witness and Victim Protection Agency in its policy. Although the agency is not explicitly intended to handle such type of case, the Agency can contribute a significant improvement to subdued domestic violence