Prevention of Violence Againts Children During the Covid-19 Pandemic Perspective of Criminology

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Indah Sri Utari
Benny Sumardiana


 The specific purpose of this research is to find an appropriate model to use as the basis for considering a policy in dealing with violence against children perpetrated by families. The research method used is a qualitative method with a criminological research approach. The results of the study show that the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected people in carrying out their daily activities. In addition, it also has an impact on the community starting from health, economic, and social impacts. One of the impacts is the emergence of new problems regarding the occurrence of domestic violence. The data shows that throughout the COVID-19 pandemic there was an increase in the number of Domestic Violence. The causes of domestic violence include being quarantined at home independently, which makes victims of domestic violence trapped together with perpetrators of domestic violence. Besides that, it also triggers stress because with this pandemic the family economy is reduced which in turn can trigger the emergence of family disputes that lead to violence. The conclusion in this study is that controlling the increase in the number of domestic violence is not only the duty or responsibility of the government but all levels of society. 

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Utari, I. S., & Sumardiana, B. (2022). Prevention of Violence Againts Children During the Covid-19 Pandemic Perspective of Criminology. Journal of Law and Legal Reform, 3(1), 85-110.
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Indah Sri Utari, Faculty of Law, Universitas Negeri Semarang

Dr. Indah Sri Utari, S.H., M.Hum., is an Associate Professor at Faculty of Law Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia. She also working as a Coordinator Program of Master of Laws Program, Postgraduate Program Faculty of Law Universitas Negeri Semarang. His area of expertise concerning Law and Society, Criminology and Victimology, Juvenile Delinquency. Some of his recent publications such as Asas Nullum Crimen Sine Poena Pada Rancangan Kitab Undang-Undang Hukum Pidana (Jurnal Hukum Pidana dan Kriminologi, 2021), The Urgency of the Omnibus Law in Accelerating the Harmonization of Legislation in Indonesia (International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies, 2021), Relevance of Local Wisdom in Rural Judiciary for Indonesian Societies (International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 2020), Criminal Accountability for Corruption Actors in the Form of Concursus Realist (Journal of Law and Legal Reform, 2020), and Implementation of Penal Mediation in the Perspective of Progressive Law (Study at the Semarang City Police Department) (Indonesian Journal of Criminal Law Studies, 2019)

Benny Sumardiana, Universitas Negeri Semarang

Benny Sumardiana, S.H., M.H., is a Lecturer at Criminal Law Department, Faculty of Law Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia. His area of expertise concerning Criminal Law Procedure. Some of his recent publications such as How Law Student Prepare Their Life to Survive? (Indonesian Journal of Advocacy and Legal Services, 2020) Education Model in Children Prison Institutions and Social System of Children's Criminal Community (International Conference on Indonesian Legal Studies, 2019), Social Controls and Trends Juvenile Delinquency: Criminology Study about Complexity Of Child Delinquency In Society (International Conference on Education Social Sciences and Humanities, 2019), and Analisis Yuridis Larangan Bomb Joke Dalam Penerbangan Guna Menanggulangi Resiko Terorisme (Jambura Law Review, 2019).


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