MoSA Reaches Two Children Victims of Abuse by Father and Stepbrother

MoSA Reaches Two Children Victims of Abuse by Father and Stepbrother
Writer :
Humas Sentra Mahatmiya Bali
Editor :
David Myoga
Translator :
Karlina Irsalyana

SITUBONDO (September 4, 2022) - Launching a viral case uploaded by on August 28, 2022, entitled this 57-year-old man acts in the middle of the night in the living room, her sister and stepdaughter become easy targets. MoSA through Mahatmiya Bali Center responded to cases related to sexual abuse case.

 Together with Situbondo Regency Social Office, Mahatmiya Bali Center responded to the case by visiting two victims. SS (16 years old) and UL (16 years old) are both children of victims of sexual abuse by an adult man who is the victim's brother and stepfather. Both are 1st-grade high school students.


At this time both of them felt ashamed and had missed school for several days, there was a feeling of fear and anxiety happening again, besides that there were school fees that had not been paid.


At the direction of the Head of Mahatmiya Center Sri Wibowo, the social worker, Ni Putu Esti, conducted an assessment and handed over Social Rehabilitation Assistance (ATENSI) program in the form of paying school fees arrears, school equipment including uniforms, school bags, shoes, stationery and the fulfillment of daily life. includes rice, cooking oil, eggs, sardines, soy sauce, bath soap, detergent, and others.


Besides providing ATENSI program, Mahatmiya Center also provides reinforcement and education to families about good parenting. "The role of parents and closest family is very important for efforts to prevent acts of sexual violence against children," said Herlin Wahuni Hidayat.


Furthermore, Mahatmiya Center Team coordinated with the PPA Head and Investigators at the Situbondo Police to trace the legal process for the perpetrators. Until now the legal case is in the process of being investigated, the perpetrator has been detained, the status is suspect (02/09) and a BAP (Minutes of Investigation)  has been carried out for both the perpetrator and the victim with synchronized results.


Currently, the child has been subjected to a post-mortem and the two child victims are under the supervision of Situbondo Regency Women's Empowerment and Child Protection Agency (BP3A).

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