International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics and Law

Research Article

Cyber Bullying Against Children in Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.5-9-2018.2281372,
        author={Laurensius Arliman S and Danel Aditia Situngkir and Rianda Rindra Putri and Rahmat Fauzi},
        title={Cyber Bullying Against Children in Indonesia},
        proceedings={International Conference on Social Sciences, Humanities, Economics and Law},
        keywords={cyber bullying social media indonesia},
  • Laurensius Arliman S
    Danel Aditia Situngkir
    Rianda Rindra Putri
    Rahmat Fauzi
    Year: 2019
    Cyber Bullying Against Children in Indonesia
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.5-9-2018.2281372
Laurensius Arliman S1,*, Danel Aditia Situngkir2, Rianda Rindra Putri3, Rahmat Fauzi4
  • 1: Faculty of Law, Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia1
  • 2: Sekolah Tinggi Bahasa Asing Prayoga, Padang, Indonesia
  • 3: Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik Imam Bonjol, Indonesia
  • 4: Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Hukum Putri Maharaja, Indonesia
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Bullying is the user of violence, threats, or coercion to abuse or intimidates others. Threats and insults at this time are carried out not only directly through face to face between the perpetrator and the victim but can be done through intermediary means, such as cell phones, short messages, or social media. Not infrequently bullying on social media places children as victims. The approach method used in this study is a normative juridical approach. Legal protection for children has been regulated in Law Number 17 of 2016. In the second amendment to the Child Protection Act, this action may be subject to Article 27 paragraph (3) of Law Number 11 Year concerning Information and Electronic Transactions. There needs to be learning to children how to respect and respect, law enforcement officials need to be improved for investigation and verification as well as human resources of law enforcement personnel themselves, as well as socialization for parents and students in schools about the impact and consequences of bullying.