The Increasing Number of Violence Against Women in Kupang City


Zonalinenews – Kupang. Violence cases against women and children in Kupang city in 2011 get to the number 1.206 cases, the highest are physical violence as much as 721 cases , followed by sexual assault as many as 276 cases, negligence cases as many as 95 cases . Phsikis violence cases as many as 54 cases, and the cases of human trafficking as many as 20 cases . This is revealed by Head of Women Empowerment of Kupang city, drg.Francisca Johana when delivering materials with theme “Kupang Municipal Government Policy in Providing Protection Against Women and Children” in the village of Nefonaek Kupang, on Monday 23 September 2013.

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According to Yohana, in providing protection to women and children in Kupang city, the government, through the Secretary of Women Empowerment seeks to improve the quality of service. “Our focus today is to increase social welfare and gender equality and equity in developing the tendance from various groups,” said Yohana.

Yohana said that, one of the efforts is by improving the quality of government services such as in social welfare issues, gutter children, the homeless, orphans, the victims of natural disasters, and the protection of women and children and also the other steps to be able to suppress the violence case. ” According to the vision and mission of Kupang city in 2013-2017, it seeks to realize the vision of Kupang city as a city of culture, modern , productive and comfortable in a sustainable manner,” said Yohana.

While the Coordinator of Women’s House, Libby Sinlaeloe said that there are 1.835 violence cases . As many as 824 cases of domestic violence cases, 409 cases of sexual violence, 198 KDP / IJM cases,Trafficking and workers as much as 119 cases, 71 cases of ABH andother violence cases and as many as 214 cases.(*Hayer)

 

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Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan Meningkat di Kota Kupang

Zonalinenews – Kupang. Kasus kekerasan terhadap perempuan dan anak di kota Kupang pada tahun 2011 sebanyak  1.206 kasus, kasus kekerasan fisik paling tinggi sebanyak 721 kasus, diikuti kasus kekerasan seksual sebanyak 276 kasus, kasus penelantaran sebanyak 95 kasus. Kasus kekerasan Phsikis sebanyak 54 kasus, dan kasus lainnya sebanyak 49 kasus, serta kasus tindak perdagangan orang sebanyak 20 kasus. Hal itu diungkapkan Kepala Bagian Pemberdayaan Perempuan Setda Kota Kupang NTT, drg.Francisca Johana pada saat menyampaikan  materi “Kebijakan Kota Kupang NTT Dalam Memberikan Perlindungan Terhadap Perempuan dan Anak” di kelurahan Nefonaek kota Kupang, senin 23 September 2013.

Menurut Yohana, dalam memberikan perlindungan terhadap perempuan dan anak di kota Kupang Pemerintah Kota Kupang, melalui Badan Pemberdayaan Perempuan Sekertaris Daerah kota Kupang berupaya meningkatkan kualitaspelayanan. “Saat ini pihaknya lebih memprioritaskan pembangunan untukpeningkatan kesejahteraan sosial serta kesetaraan dan keadilan genderdalam meningkatan kualitas pelayanan dari berbagai kelompok,” kataYohana.

Johana Menambahkan, upaya yang dilakukan diantaranya dengan meningkatan kualitas pelayanan pemerintah terhadap penyandang masalah kesejahteraan sosial seperti, anak jalanan, gelandangan, anak yatim piatu, korban bencana alam, dan perlindungan terhadap perempuan dan anak serta berbagai langkah lain untuk bisa menekan kasus yangterjadi.” Sesuai visi dan misi Kota Kupang tahun 2013-2017 pihaknya berupaya mewujudkan visi Kota Kupang sebagai kota budaya, modern,produktif dan nyaman secara berkelanjutan,” katanya.

Sementara itu Koordinator Rumah Perempuan Kota Kupang, Libby Sinlaeloe mengatakan jumlah kasus yang didampinginya sebanyak 1.835 kasus. Kasus KDRT sebanyak  824 kasus, Kekerasan Seksual sebanyak 409 kasus, KDP/IJM sebanyak 198 kasus, Traffiking dan TKI sebanyak 119 kasus, kasus ABH sebanyak 71 kasus dan  Kekerasan lainnya sebanyak 214 kasus. (*Hayer)