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

Research Article

Men’s Participation in Population Growth Control Policies

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281782,
        author={Lailul Mursyidah},
        title={Men’s Participation in Population Growth Control Policies},
        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={men’s participation population policy population growth control},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281782}
    }
    
  • Lailul Mursyidah
    Year: 2019
    Men’s Participation in Population Growth Control Policies
    ICEMSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281782
Lailul Mursyidah1,*
  • 1: Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo
*Contact email: lailulmuryidah@umsida.ac.id

Abstract

This research aims to analyze men’s participation in population growth control policies. This qualitative descriptive research is located in Sidoarjo, East Java. Data obtained from interviews, observation and documentation. The selection of informants was done by purposive sampling technique. Data analysis technique using Miles & Huberman interactive model. The results of this research show that policy of population growth control implemented through Program Keluarga Berencana (KB). Men’s participation can be seen by coverage, equal partnership, transparency, sharing power, sharing responsibility, empowerment, and cooperation. In 2017, out of 306,117 of KB participants consisted of 1.40% of men and 98.60% of women. The number of men participants in 2015 amounting to 4,339, in 2016 amounting 3,881 and in 2017 amounting 4,284. Most men have lack information of reproduction health and argue that men only provide support for wives. This make men’s participation in population growth control policies.