Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Emerging Media, and Social Science, ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia

Research Article

Model of Women Empowerment in Strengthening Family Socio-Economic Status

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281774,
        author={Isna Fitria Agustina and Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah},
        title={Model of Women Empowerment in Strengthening Family Socio-Economic Status},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Emerging Media, and Social Science, ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICEMSS},
        year={2019},
        month={3},
        keywords={women's empowerment strengthening; socio-economic status coastal agropolitan},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281774}
    }
    
  • Isna Fitria Agustina
    Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah
    Year: 2019
    Model of Women Empowerment in Strengthening Family Socio-Economic Status
    ICEMSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281774
Isna Fitria Agustina1,*, Ilmi Usrotin Choiriyah1
  • 1: Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo
*Contact email: isnaagustina@umsida.ac.id

Abstract

The Agropolitan Strategic Area of Sidoarjo Regency includes aquaculture areas along the east coast which covers six sub-districts. These areas have promising potential in agricultural production and management of certain natural resources, i.e. processed fish products and tourism. Regency Area Spatial Planning (RASP) of Sidoarjo 2009-2029, these strategic areas are made top priority and have significant influence towards economic growth, cultural and social environment in Sidoarjo Regency to increase welfare of society including women. The women hold a strategic role in the process of strengthening the economy and social life in their family.Women living in the coastal aquaculture has many outstanding contributions, including maintaining the stability of the economy, maintaining the availability of family food security, giving guarantee to the continuity of the children education and playing an active role in social life of the surroundings. The implementation of women's empowerment is conducted by increasing engagement and opening access of women in the process of awakening (change of mindset), the formation of the concept of the self-contained village, formation of cooperatives, family economic strengthening through training the skill in processing results of ponds, family financial management, parenting and the virtue of elementary education for their children.