Gender dimension of ethnic bugis and makassar women empowerment

  • A. Kasirang, K. Ekasari, I. Sidabalok, L. Fudjaja, K. Jusoff, Akhsan, F. Nurland and A. S. Halimah (2013). World Applied Sciences Journal, 17-23
  • Abstract: The research purpose is to identify and analyze the gender dimensions of empowerment from the institutional group of women from ethnic Bugis and Makassar. Qualitative research methods and techniques of survey questionnaires in addition to in-depth interviews with gender analysis framework in the Village Kalibong Bone (representative of ethnic Bugis) and Village Pakatto Gowa (representative of ethnic Makassar) were conducted. The results showed a gender dimension to productive farming activities of almost equal between men and women (49.6%: 50.4%), but on ethnicity aspect there is different performance between ethnic Bugis and Makassar (40.7%: 59.3%). In domestic activities, nearly everything is done by both ethnic women (87-88%). Culture has used to prohibit women directly involved in productive activities has shifted and almost all respondents from both ethnic directly involved in productive activities and community empowerment. Institutional women in the villages of Kalibong and Pakatto are a group of women farmers and women's savings groups. Further research to determine and locate the appropriate institutional model for the micro business of women in both rural and ethnics dimensions are suggested. IDOSI Publications, 2013.
  • Theme: Minority/Ethnicity, Women/Gender
  • Keywords: Bugis, Ethnic, Gender, Institutions, Makassar, Women's empowerment
  • Reference type: Journal Article
  • Geographic location: Indonesia, Asia, Global South
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