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PPKS UNEJ Task Force Holds Road Show at FMIPA, Socializes Sexual Violence Prevention and Handling Program

Satuan Tugas (Satgas) Pencegahan dan Penanganan Kekerasan Seksual (PPKS) at Jember University held a road show to all UNEJ work units. One of them is FMIPA, the socialization of the Pencegahan dan Penanganan Kekerasan Seksual (PPKS) was carried out on the 3rd floor of the Mathematics Department building (14/5). Present from the PPKS task force, Adeharda Boru Sibasopait, S.S., M.M., and Dr. Rokhani, S.P., M.Si., accompanied by Deputy Dean II FMIPA UNEJ Purwatiningsih, S.Si., M.Si., Ph.D. which also opened the road show. At the beginning of socialization, the definition of sexual violence was explained. “Sexual violence is an act of humiliating, insulting, harassing, and/or attacking a person’s body and/or reproductive function due to unequal power and/or gender relations,” explained Dr. Rokhani.

Continuing, violence will result in or can result in psychological and/or physical suffering, including disrupting a person’s reproductive health and loss of opportunities to pursue higher education. Forms of sexual violence are explained, from speech to punishments that have sexual nuances. It also explains the types of sexual violence that often occur but are less recognized. “The types of sexual violence that we must understand include verbal, physical, non-physical and in the current era, through ICT,” she said in front of participants from the FMIPA UNEJ academic community. Continue reading