Venereal hospital Sawahan

The Koloniaal Verslag 1873 mentions the establishment of two houses in the kampongs of Bandaran and Sawahan (Soerabaija) with the purpose of inspection of prostitutes.

The NI Government established these houses on the 1st January 1872 and together with similar establishements elsewhere in the NI archipelago these institutions were closed on the 1st March 1911.