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Law and Humanities
Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2827-9735

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Published: 15 April 2023

Social Media and Violence Against Women in Terms of Human Rights Perspective (HAM)

Lucy. K.F.R. Gerungan, D. J. A. Hehanussa, Yanti Amelia Lewerissa

Sam Ratulangi (Indonesia), University of Pattimura (Indonesia)

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Pages: 25-28

Keywords: Social Media, Violence, Human Rights


Social media can be a means of emergence of violence against women. The purpose of this study is to examine and analyze social media and violence against women from a human rights perspective. The research method used in this study is normative juridical, the approach used is a statutory approach and a conceptual approach. The sources of legal materials used are primary legal materials, secondary legal materials and tertiary legal materials. The technique of collecting legal materials is through library research, and is analyzed qualitatively. The results of the study show that social media is a means that can lead to violence against women. Because women are a community that uses social media a lot. Even though the impact caused by violence in cyberspace (social media) is very contrary to human rights. Likewise, a woman's freedom and sense of security to access the internet through the use of social media is no longer safe. There needs to be a firm and clear legal umbrella related to regulating the use of social media so that women feel protected. Likewise, there must be a clear understanding from law enforcement officials regarding online gender-based violence so that the law enforcement process can run well too.


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