Proceedings of 1st Workshop on Environmental Science, Society, and Technology, WESTECH 2018, December 8th, 2018, Medan, Indonesia

Research Article

Significance of Women Leadership on Natural Conservation Movement at Rembang, Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.8-12-2018.2283846,
        author={D Susilo and A Kodir},
        title={Significance of Women Leadership on Natural Conservation Movement at Rembang, Indonesia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of 1st Workshop on Environmental Science, Society, and Technology, WESTECH 2018, December 8th, 2018, Medan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={WESTECH},
        year={2019},
        month={6},
        keywords={women;  leadership;  ecofeminism;  movement;  natural conservation},
        doi={10.4108/eai.8-12-2018.2283846}
    }
    
  • D Susilo
    A Kodir
    Year: 2019
    Significance of Women Leadership on Natural Conservation Movement at Rembang, Indonesia
    WESTECH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.8-12-2018.2283846
D Susilo1,*, A Kodir2
  • 1: Universitas Erlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • 2: Universitas Negeri Malang, Malang, Indonesia
*Contact email: daniel-16@fisip.unair.ac.id

Abstract

This study aims to explain the strength and leadership of women to maintain their living space. Also, this study seeks to portray the concept of nature conservation through water, soil and earth who fought relentlessly reject the establishment of the Indonesian Cement factory in the village Tegaldowo and Timbrangan, District Gunem, Rembang. An environmental issue in Rembang is important to be discussed on the depth scale. In the depths discuss area we can look in the exploitation of natural resources massively without seeing the objective conditions around. Permit the establishment of a cement factory given by the district government of Rembang to PT. Semen Indonesia isn’t considering the existence of citizens who depend on the region. Licensing mine will certainly undermine the determination of the mountains of North Kendeng and Cekungan Air Tanah (CAT) Watuputih as in the conservation area. This research used an analytical research method and analysed with leadership and ecofeminism theory. Plans to build a cement factory is the beginning of the social problems that exist in rural areas and TegalomboKrembangan. This thing that causes rejection action undertaken by the majority of women and mothers who work as a peasant. The rejection of action as an effort to save the environment in the region of CAT Watuputih.