Model of Women Empowerment in Strengthening Family Socio-Economic Status

Agustina, Isna Fitria and Choiriyah, Ilmi Usrotin (2019) Model of Women Empowerment in Strengthening Family Socio-Economic Status. In: ICEMSS 2018, 7-8 December 2018, Banyuwangi, Indonesia.

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The Agropolitan Strategic Area of Sidoarjo Regency includes aquaculture areas along the east coast which covers six sub-districts. These areas have promising potential in agricultural production and management of certain natural resources, i.e. processed fish products and tourism. Regency Area Spatial Planning (RASP) of Sidoarjo 2009-2029, these strategic areas are made top priority and have significant influence towards economic growth, cultural and social environment in Sidoarjo Regency to increase welfare of society including women. The women hold a strategic role in the process of strengthening the economy and social life in their family.Women living in the coastal aquaculture has many outstanding contributions, including maintaining the stability of the economy, maintaining the availability of family food security, giving guarantee to the continuity of the children education and playing an active role in social life of the surroundings. The implementation of women's empowerment is conducted by increasing engagement and opening access of women in the process of awakening (change of mindset), the formation of the concept of the self-contained village, formation of cooperatives, family economic strengthening through training the skill in processing results of ponds, family financial management, parenting and the virtue of elementary education for their children.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: women's empowerment strengthening; socio-economic status coastal agropolitan
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2021 07:53
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2021 07:53

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