Novia Widyasari, 23, was found dead next to her father’s grave on Thursday after apparently poisoning herself. Photo: Twitter
Novia Widyasari, 23, was found dead next to her father’s grave on Thursday after apparently poisoning herself. Photo: Twitter
Indonesia

Indonesian woman’s death after alleged rape and abortion fuels calls for tough laws against sexual violence, police reform

  • Novia Widyasari’s death caused online outrage and calls for justice, while her policeman boyfriend was arrested for being involved in an abortion
  • Activists say there is a state of emergency over violence against women in Indonesia, calling on lawmakers to pass a long-awaited sexual violence eradication bill

Topic |   Indonesia
Novia Widyasari, 23, was found dead next to her father’s grave on Thursday after apparently poisoning herself. Photo: Twitter
Novia Widyasari, 23, was found dead next to her father’s grave on Thursday after apparently poisoning herself. Photo: Twitter
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