Legal Protection Arrangements for Children as a Victim of Criminal Rape Action in Household


  • Susiswo Susiswo Faculty of Law, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
  • I Nyoman Nurjaya Faculty of Law, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
  • Abdul Rachmad Budiono Faculty of Law, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
  • Prija Djatmika Faculty of Law, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia



Cases of criminal acts of decency experienced by children, from time to time is increasing. In Indonesia in handling rape cases or immoral acts, victims are often placed as evidence, not as seekers of justice. This raises classic problems including philosophical problems, the legal protection it imposes as a current arrangement against children as victims of domestic violence has not been effective, Theoretical Prolematics, the system adopted by the Criminal Procedure Code (KUHAP) is retributive justice, which is a policy where the point of protection is the offender oriented rather than restorative justice which focuses on the protection policy for victims of crime and juridical problematics, policies whose point of protection is the offender oriented. The purpose of this research is to analyze and formulate arrangements for legal protection for children as victims of household rape in the future. This research is a normative juridical research, then the approach used is the statutory approach, concept approach, historical approach, case approach, and philosophical approach. Legal material analysis techniques are carried out in perspective. The results showed that to overcome systemic sexual violence against women, especially children, efforts are needed to change the legal system and breakthroughs so that the law accommodates the needs and interests of women victims of violence based on the experiences of victims of violence and how they deal with the legal process.


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