Proceedings of the 1st Warmadewa Research and Development Seminar (WARDS),30 October 2018, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia

Research Article

The Implication of Affirmative Action Implementation on Women’s Representation Enhancement at Legislative Institution of Bali Province

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-10-2018.2281459,
        author={I Gusti Bagus Suryawan and Ida Ayu Putu Widiati and Indah Permatasari},
        title={The Implication of Affirmative Action Implementation on Women’s Representation Enhancement at Legislative Institution of Bali Province},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st Warmadewa Research and Development Seminar (WARDS),30 October 2018, Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={WARDS},
        year={2019},
        month={2},
        keywords={land tenure foreign citizens},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-10-2018.2281459}
    }
    
  • I Gusti Bagus Suryawan
    Ida Ayu Putu Widiati
    Indah Permatasari
    Year: 2019
    The Implication of Affirmative Action Implementation on Women’s Representation Enhancement at Legislative Institution of Bali Province
    WARDS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-10-2018.2281459
I Gusti Bagus Suryawan1,*, Ida Ayu Putu Widiati1, Indah Permatasari1
  • 1: Universitas Warmadewa
*Contact email: suryawanmeraku@gmail.com

Abstract

Women's representation in the public sphere is an indispensable component in contributing to policy making. However, the subsequent problem to arise is that until now the representation of women, especially in the legislature, has still received a less serious attention. Affirmative policy related to women's representation in politics is reflected in Law Number 2 of 2011 concerning Amendments to Law Number 2 of 2008 on Political Parties and Law Number 7 of 2017 toward Elections. The rules regarding affirmative action do not necessarily affect significantly the amount of women's representation in the legislature, especially in the Province of Bali. The amount of women's representation in the DPRD (Regional People's Representative Council) of the Province of Bali in the 2014-2019 period only reached 9.09%. The level increase is only 1.69% compared to the previous 2009-2014 period. Whereas in the DPD (Regional Representative Council) of Bali Province there has not been found any representation of women during the two periods, namely the period 2009-2014 and 2014-2019. The low rate of representation of women in the legislative institutions in Bali Province is influenced by several factors, i.e. internal factors and external factors