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

Research Article

Indonesian New Cooperative Movement (IN Coop-Me) to Achieve Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) in Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316320,
        author={Virtuous  Setyaka},
        title={Indonesian New Cooperative Movement (IN Coop-Me) to Achieve Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) in Indonesia},
        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={mapping models; social vulnerability; and the covid-19 pandemic},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316320}
    }
    
  • Virtuous Setyaka
    Year: 2022
    Indonesian New Cooperative Movement (IN Coop-Me) to Achieve Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) in Indonesia
    ICGCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316320
Virtuous Setyaka1,*
  • 1: Political and Social Sciences Faculty, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: vsetyaka@gmail.com

Abstract

This article will discuss about new cooperative movement as the key to achieve gender equality and social inclusion in Indonesia. New cooperative movement is a concept that used to be differentiate general concept of cooperative (movement) in Indonesia. In this article, the first is will be explained about that concept, than will describe the practical of that concept in the daily life of Indonesian society. The second, will be explain about the role of the new cooperative movement to achieve gender equality and social inclusion, especially in Indonesian society cases. The number has the potential to become one of the drivers of the nation's economy, especially the driver of women's economic empowerment. The Women's Cooperative is not only a form of organization, but also a place for women to meet, gather, share about their daily life problems. In addition to the function of cooperatives to create economic productivity, cooperatives are also institutions where culture is preserved through various activities including formal education programs and non-formal interactions. Cooperatives in general, and women's cooperatives in particular, are also instruments for aggregating women's political interests, including advocating for policies on achieving gender equality and justice and social inclusion. Finally, this article will be closed by the hypothesis and recommendation for the next research.