Collaboration to Increase Women’s Political Participation in East Kalimantan Governor Election

Iskandar, Ida Wahyuni and Ahmad, Zaid Bin and Abdul Halim, Adlina Binti (2021) Collaboration to Increase Women’s Political Participation in East Kalimantan Governor Election. In: ICISPE 2020, 9-10 October 2020, Semarang, Indonesia.

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Democracy is the government’s system to embody political process in the election. Historically, women's inequality in political power and participation in democracies. While woman in East Kalimantan find themselves under represented due to lack of participation woman at every socio-political. Due to every party has their own limitations, collaboration is very important in order to increase women's political participation. The regional head elections in Indonesia especially in East Kalimantan in general still found problems regarding the lack of women's political participation. This paper attempts to study to increase political participation among women in Indonesia specifically in East Kalimantan will be taken as a case study. The study employed a qualitative approach as well as interviews with relevant key informants. The efforts to increase woman’s participation in politics certainly need systemic collaboration from the government, political parties, and community organization. Community organization activists in various regions in East Kalimantan can be involved in cooperation to increase woman political participation. Collaboration through political education in East Kalimantan is expected to increase woman’s political participation in various forms such as voting, campaigns, political discussions, contacting regional heads or government, and even woman becoming candidates in elections.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: pilkada political participation women participation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 06 May 2021 09:54
Last Modified: 06 May 2021 09:54

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