Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia

Research Article

Resilience of Women's Families After Divorce Lawsuit (Cerai Gugat)

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316290,
        author={Fachrina  Fachrina and Aziwarti  Aziwarti},
        title={Resilience of Women's Families After Divorce Lawsuit (Cerai Gugat)},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Gender, Culture and Society, ICGCS 2021, 30-31 August 2021, Padang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICGCS},
        year={2022},
        month={4},
        keywords={resilience women family},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316290}
    }
    
  • Fachrina Fachrina
    Aziwarti Aziwarti
    Year: 2022
    Resilience of Women's Families After Divorce Lawsuit (Cerai Gugat)
    ICGCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316290
Fachrina Fachrina1,*, Aziwarti Aziwarti1
  • 1: Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: fachrinatanjung@soc.unand.ac.id

Abstract

Divorce cases that entered the Padang City Religious Court in 2019 amounted to 1,607, of which 75% were cases filed by his wife. In the divorce lawsuit case that was decided by the court, the wife as a plaintiff in addition to being burdened with the costs of the case, also tends to be neglected her right to get something from the husband after divorce, such as mut'ah bread, iddah bread, child's livelihood and other rights. This is certainly also affected by the resilience of women's families after divorce. Family resilience here concerns the family's ability to manage the problems it faces based on the resources it has to meet the needs of its family. The purpose of this study is to describe the condition of family resilience (physical, psychological, social) post-divorce lawsuit, efforts and achievement constraints. This research uses a qualitative approach. Data collection through in-depth interview methods. Informant was selected by purposive is a divorced woman who has children. Certain adjustments are made in dealing with or minimizing the impact of divorce in order to maintain family survival, such as working to increase income, asking for parental help and debt and getting closer to God.