LAW ENFORCEMENT TO CHILDREN AS THE VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN MEDAN
This research focuses on Indonesia's Draft Law on the Elimination of Sexual Violence and the principles of legal protection for children who have been sexually abused in Medan. As part of the typology of doctrinal research, normative law was used in this study. A conceptual approach and legislation were used in the research. In this study, it was found that the principles of child protection were applied because children cannot fight alone, because so many people have an impact on their lives, children cannot defend their own rights, therefore the state and society have an interest in protecting children with their rights. The law that protects children from violence is outlined in Law no. 23 of 2004 concerning KDRT, the Criminal Code concerning 'rape' in Article 285 of the Criminal Code which is an act of sexual violence, Law no. 31 of 2014 which amended Law no. 13 of 2006 concerning the Protection of Witnesses and Victims, especially in Article 5, Article 8, and Article 9 and more specifically in Law no. 35 of 2014 concerning Amendments to Law no. 23 of 2002 concerning Child Protection in Article 9, Article 15, Article 59 paragraph (2) letter J and Article 76D, and the people who carry out criminal demonstrations of sexual maltreatment against kids will get sanctions as specified in Article 81. With the existing legal principles, it is expected that cases of violence Sexual intercourse in the city of Medan can decrease in number, especially in children. In addition, the sensitivity of people around such as parents and other siblings is of course very important to educate children to be able and understand what is happening to the child so that each child is able to speak up about what he has experienced.
Law Enforcement; Child; Sexual Violence