Human Resource Empowerment: Women Groups in Poverty Alleviation in Sidoarjo Regency
Mashudi, Mashudi, Luluk Fauziah
Available Online October 2019.
- empowerment, women groups, poverty alleviation
- This study aims at describing the empowerment of human resources of women groups and its constraints in the poverty alleviation in Sidoarjo Regency. Poverty is a complex problem that is influenced by various factors interrelated and influences one another. In fact, it is not uncommon to influence the existence and resistance of a government on a local, regional, or national and even international scale. The problem of poverty that is multi-dimensional, should have seen that poverty is not only measured by income but also the vulnerability of people or groups of men and women to be in a poor condition, as well as the limited access of the poor in determining public policies that affect their lives. The type of research used is qualitative descriptive. Data were collected through in-depth interviews. Data analysis were done by employing data reduction steps, data presentation, and drawing conclusion The results showed that empowerment to women groups in poverty alleviation in Sidoarjo regency was provided through social assistance and protection for women groups and empowerment of micro, small and medium enterprises. This assistance is short-term efforts to save women groups. In addition, recovery efforts emerge as long-term efforts which include improving the quality of women's resources through education, health, and community income. The issues such as less involvement from women groups in poverty alleviation programs resulted in unsolved problems of unemployment, poverty, and inequality in income distribution.
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TY - CONF AU - Mashudi AU - Mashudi AU - Luluk Fauziah PY - 2019/10 DA - 2019/10 TI - Human Resource Empowerment: Women Groups in Poverty Alleviation in Sidoarjo Regency BT - 3rd International Conference on Indonesian Social & Political Enquiries (ICISPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press UR - https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125922602 ID - Mashudi2019/10 ER -