Proceedings of the 13th International Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar, IISS 2019, 30-31 October 2019, Malang, Indonesia

Research Article

The Role of Women in Improving Reproductive Health in Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-10-2019.2293072,
        author={Alifiulahtin  Utaminingsih and Nestiana  Jelita},
        title={The Role of Women in Improving Reproductive Health in Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 13th International Interdisciplinary Studies Seminar, IISS 2019, 30-31 October 2019, Malang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={IISS},
        year={2020},
        month={3},
        keywords={reproductive health the role of women},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-10-2019.2293072}
    }
    
  • Alifiulahtin Utaminingsih
    Nestiana Jelita
    Year: 2020
    The Role of Women in Improving Reproductive Health in Indonesia
    IISS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-10-2019.2293072
Alifiulahtin Utaminingsih1,*, Nestiana Jelita1
  • 1: Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia
*Contact email: alifiulathin@ub.ac.id

Abstract

This study is important because reproductive health is not achieved in many countries, include Indonesia, this is one of the conclusions of the world conference. as individuals who have autonomy to control their body and sexuality and have the right to enjoy the highest standards of health both physically, psychologically and socially, protected by the State. Women are often in a state of being oppressed and exploited so that oppression and exploitation of women and violence against women in various forms (domestic violence, sexual violence including marital rape, rape, trafficking of women or girls, exploitation of prostitution) must end, and in increasing the role of women in reproductive health women must enter the public sector, increase women's knowledge about reproductive health and awareness women will be oppressed both physically and mentally. Feminism is an understanding that wants to respect women so that their rights and roles are more optimal and equal, there is no discrimination, marginalization and subordination. Reproductive rights and reproductive health become very important issues to be addressed, because it involves issues of women's human rights.