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

Research Article

The Potentials of Parents and Informal Figures in Preventing Sexual Violence against Women in Padang City

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316376,
        author={Fachrina  Fachrina and Aziwarti  Aziwarti and Maihasni  Maihasni},
        title={The Potentials of Parents and Informal Figures in Preventing Sexual Violence against Women in Padang City},
        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={sexual violence parent informal figures},
        doi={10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316376}
    }
    
  • Fachrina Fachrina
    Aziwarti Aziwarti
    Maihasni Maihasni
    Year: 2022
    The Potentials of Parents and Informal Figures in Preventing Sexual Violence against Women in Padang City
    ICGCS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.30-8-2021.2316376
Fachrina Fachrina1,*, Aziwarti Aziwarti1, Maihasni Maihasni1
  • 1: Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Universitas Andalas, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: fachrinasos@gmail.com

Abstract

Some people judge Indonesia were located in emergency situations of violence, even Komnas Perempuan call reality of such a situation " Crunch Sexual Violence ". (A number of people think that Indonesia is in a state of emergency of violence, even Komnas Perempuan calls this reality a situation of "Sexual Violence Crunch") The city of Padang does not escape the phenomenon of sexual violence. The increase in sexual violence needs to be observed and addressed properly, because sexual violence is known to have negative impacts, both on victims, children / victims' families and the community. One of the prevention efforts is through the role of parents and informal leaders in the community. The purpose of this study is to explain the potential of families and informal figures in efforts to prevent sexual violence. A qualitative approach, using an in-depth interview data collection instrument. Research informants were parents, community leaders and Bundo kanduang, who were determined by purposive sampling. The data were analyzed qualitatively interpretatively based on relevant literature review in order to find accurate understanding of the subjects. The potential that parents and community leaders have is in terms of sexual education, socializing the causes, impacts and prevention of sexual violence, as well as being a facilitator, mediator and counselor.