Community Participation in Tackling Domestic Violence
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2020)
The basic principle of the 1945 Constitution as affirmed in Article 3 Paragraph (1) of Law no. 12 of 2011 concerning the Formation of Laws and Regulations is a legal basis in Laws and Regulations so the source of regulations formation under it, especially on tackling cases of domestic violence that result in physical, sexual, psychological suffering and/or family neglect including threats to commit acts, coercion/deprivation of liberty unlawfully in the family. Community participation is an
... icipation is an urgent part in addition to the need for support from other criminal justice sub-systems. This study is doctrinal legal research with a statute approach in addition to a conceptual approach. The analysis is conducted qualitatively with a grammatical exegesis and systematically. This research found that Article 1 of Law No. 23 of 2004 concerning the Elimination of Domestic Violence that there is an integrated effort and synergy between the government and society. Specifically, for community participation in preventing domestic violence and providing protection (providing a sense of security to victims of domestic violence), members of society are also expected to be aware of domestic violence cases, thus everyone who hears, sees or knows about a domestic violence case must make efforts in accordance with their limits to: prevent criminal acts; provide protection to victims; provide emergency assistance; assist the process of filing a request for protection (Article 15 of the Domestic Violence Act).