Quality of Life and Women Empowerment in Central Sulawesi

Authors

  • Nur Aisyah Sociology Study Program, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Tadulako University, Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47616/jamrsss.v2i1.91

Keywords:

Quality of Life, Women's Empowerment, Gender Development Index, Gender Empowerment Index

Abstract

This study aims to look at the quality of life and empowerment of women in Central Sulawesi. The quality of life and women's empowerment is the essence that is always put forward by the Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection in the midst of gender imbalances in various fields of development, as well as to realize the International commitment of 50 gender equality: 50 by 2030. This research uses qualitative research methods with data collection techniques. secondary from various institutions. The results showed that the development achievement gap between men and women can be seen from the Gender Development Index in Central Sulawesi of 92.25. Although Central Sulawesi shows good results compared to other provinces in Indonesia, the acceleration of development of women in Central Sulawesi is still slower than men. Meanwhile, in general, Indonesia's human development is still at the middle level with the Human Development Index (HDI) 66.76. Furthermore, the Central Sulawesi Gender Empowerment Index is at 65.57. The Gender Empowerment Index describes the quality of life and empowerment of women in politics, economy and decision making and control of economic resources.

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Published

2021-02-12

How to Cite

Aisyah, N. . (2021). Quality of Life and Women Empowerment in Central Sulawesi. Journal of Asian Multicultural Research for Social Sciences Study, 2(1), 36-44. https://doi.org/10.47616/jamrsss.v2i1.91