Allocation to gender empowerment towards gender equality of Sustainable Development Goals

Sabarina Husein, Herdis Herdiansyah, L. G.Saraswati Putri

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Abstract

Women and men have a role to be the connector of present-future generations. In SDGs 5, the country policy as a system has been allocating part of its plans for women and children's welfare. This study examines the role of the government in allocating its policies along with the urgency to empower. This research is qualitative research with a qualitative approach. Data collected through literature studies and interviews with the informant, namely Assistant Deputy for Gender Equality and Infrastructure, the Indonesian Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection), then the data were analyzed descriptively. The result of this research is that the SDGs synergy has been implemented in the presidential program called Nawa Cita and the National Medium-Term Development Plan. According to the informant, the ministry as the coordinating minister that has specially designed seven programs for women's empowerment and child protection, including in the fields of education, health, furthermore family development. It is shown in the gender empowerment index that every year increases accumulatively in Indonesia. In sum, the gender empowerment program design aims to increase the Gender Development Index in all regions in Indonesia and has been coordinated through the Government Work Plan.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012096
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume716
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2021
Event1st Journal of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development Symposium, JESSD 2020 - Jakarta, Virtual, Indonesia
Duration: 28 Sep 202030 Sep 2020

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