Wewe Gombel is a ghost in the folklore of Java, Indonesia. She is usually depicted as an ugly old woman with hanging breasts and fangs. She is said to kidnap children, but not necessarily to harm them. Some believe that the children she takes are well looked after by Wewe Gombel, and do not fear her.
She was one a human woman, living in Bukit Gombel, Semarang (which is where her name comes from). When her husband discovered she was unable to bear children, he started an affair. The enraged woman killed him, and after being chased from her village, killed herself, becoming a vengeful spirit.