WOMEN PROTECTION POLICY FROM PHYSICAL VIOLENCE BASED ON JUSTICE VALUES

Hadjar Handokojati

Abstract


Violence against women especially inIndonesia is not a single cause. The historical and culturalfactorsof patriarchicthat growinsocialsocietyarethe fundamentalcausesof discrimination between women and men. Religious factors are also one of the reasons to strengthen the position of men. The formulation of the problem in this research is how is the implementation of the protection policy of women from physical violence in Indonesia? This research is descriptive research by using qualitative approach, with sampling technique used was purposive random sampling. Conclusion with the issuance of Law Number 23 of 2004 shows the government's concern for women in particular, the abolition of domestic violence. Even with the issuance of this Law, there is a shift from the problem of private law to public law. This means that in enhancing the protection of women, the state intervenes to determine the punishment for physical offenders. The authors conclude in general the reality of the field there are many things that cause domestic violence continues to occur even though there is a law that tries to overcome. These are as follows: The existence of patriarchal culture in the community, the lack of education and knowledge of women as wives, discrimination and economic dependence, Weak understanding and handling of law enforcement officers.

 

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