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

Research Article

Social Media and Muslim Indonesian University Students‘ Perception of Gender Equality and Equity

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281809,
        author={Ros Mayasari and Moh.Yahya Obaid and Asni Asni},
        title={Social Media and Muslim Indonesian University Students‘ Perception of Gender Equality and Equity},
        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={gender equality and equity muslim students social media career woman},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281809}
    }
    
  • Ros Mayasari
    Moh.Yahya Obaid
    Asni Asni
    Year: 2019
    Social Media and Muslim Indonesian University Students‘ Perception of Gender Equality and Equity
    ICEMSS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-12-2018.2281809
Ros Mayasari1,*, Moh.Yahya Obaid1, Asni Asni1
  • 1: Institut Agama Islam Negeri Kendari
*Contact email: mayagayo@yahoo.com

Abstract

This study aims to explain the effect of social media on students‘perception of women’s opportunities to obtain education and careers among the people declining the idea of gender equality and equity. No one can manage the flow of information against the issue of gender equality in the social media that the people use at any time.The research question was what is the perception of students who actively follow certain channels in social media on the educational and career aspirations.To obtain the data, the respondents were asked to fill out the open-ended questionnaire. The data was obtained from those often follow certains on social media. The results indicated that respondents who were actively participated in certain channels on social media tended to agree that married women prioritize their children overtheir works, and some also agreed that after marriage women are better at home to focus on educating their children. This affected the young women’s interest negatively; they were discouraged to continue their education higher after marriage.