Name of the activity: SILATURAHMI (Silat untuk Lawan Kekerasan dan Pelecehan Seksual bagi Mahasiswa / ‘Silat’ to Fight Sexual Violence and Harassment for Students)
Country/NMO: Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)
Program: Ethics & Human Rights in Health
Contact information: [email protected]
Type of the activity: Education. Education on health issues for specific societal groups, either in the form of projects (set of tasks for a certain group over a fixed period of time), events (something notable that happens) or conferences (form meeting about ideas related to a particular topic, usually over several days).
In the event, there was a talkshow to discuss sexual violence by UN Women and what students could do to intervene by Hollaback Jakarta!, there were focus group discussions (FGD) facilitated by Indonesian Master School students in order to realize LPET-5, and there was a workshop silat to learn how to fight sexual violence.
The Right to Defend Against Sexual Violence
According to UNICEF, 15 million children aged 15-19 years experience sexual violence in the world. Data from the Indonesian Child Protection Commission (KPAI) stated that there were 116 cases of sexual violence against children in 2017. This sexual violence is not only vulnerable to women, but also men. According to the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection (KPPPA), 1 in 5 adult women and 1 out of 13 adult men reported experiencing sexual violence when they were a child.
General population, Medical students, Healthcare Students, Other Students
Objectives and indicators of success:
Holding seminars on sexual violence and martial arts training at the University of Indonesia in an effort to reduce the incidence of sexual violence within 6 hours.
Our objectives are to increase awareness and knowledge of University of Indonesia students as participants in the event on sexual violence and improve the skills of University of Indonesia students to defend themselves. In this activity, we discussed in depth about sexual violence and its importance, also how we can intervene by bringing speakers from UN Women and Hollaback Jakarta. Besides that, we also held a martial arts training to train the participants how to defend themselves in case they ever received sexual violence.
Plans for evaluation:
The method of evaluating this activity was carried out internally by SCORA CIMSA UI and the evaluation was in the form of publication of activities that didn’t spread out as much so there were not many participants coming.