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(From The Jakarta Post)
Byline: Dewi Santoso, Jakarta
The country's legal system is unable to protect child victims of domestic violence, an activist says. Office manager of the National Commission for Child Protection (Komnas Anak) Rachma Fitriati said, although accurate figures were hard to come by, the number of cases of child abuse continued to be high, as the law on child protection was inadequate.
Enacted in September 2002, Law No. 23/2002 on child protection says that minors have the right to protection from discriminatory, exploitative and abusive treatment that could physically, mentally or socially harm them.
Article 80 of the …