The Role of the Village Government in Providing Legal Protection to Children of Criminals

  • Adella Anggia Pramesti Faculty of Law, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Mochammad Alwi Fachrezi Faculty of Law, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Wiwik Afifah Faculty of Law, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Dipo Wahjono Haryono Faculty of Law, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Muhammad Jufri Ahmad Faculty of Law, Universitas 17 Agustus 1945 Surabaya, Indonesia
Keywords: Village Government; Children; Criminal


Every child has protection from the state when involved in legal problems, even though the procedure in law enforcement is the same for adult criminals. Based on international conventions and the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia, it has been explained that every child has the right to avoid violence and degrading actions. The SPPA Law regarding juvenile justice for criminal acts has regulated diversion efforts and continues to provide criteria that must be met by child offenders. The purpose of diversion is to secure and rehabilitate perpetrators and help stop juvenile offenders from committing crimes again. States must ensure that children who commit crimes can benefit from diversion according to the main justification offered by UNICEF.


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How to Cite
Anggia Pramesti, A., Fachrezi, M. A., Afifah, W., Haryono, D. W., & Ahmad, M. J. (2022). The Role of the Village Government in Providing Legal Protection to Children of Criminals. International Journal of Social Science Research and Review, 5(12), 6-12.