This paper discusses the indigenous women of the Netherlands Indies in the late 1930s on travelogue entitled Eens op Java en Sumatra (1948) by Mary Pos, Dutch woman writer and journalist. In her book, Mary Pos discusses the lives of women in the Indies, especially indigenous women. In contrast to the previous work of female Dutch travelogue writers who a little, even rarely write about women, in particular, indigenous women, Post write down the problems faced by indigenous women. By applying historical research methods and using articles from newspapers as complementary information, this study analyzes the problems of indigenous women and its causes. In this Mary Posâ€™ travelogue found various problems of indigenous women such as lack of awareness of education, heavy workloads with low salaries, divorce and polygamy in a marriage, to trafficking of women and children.
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Event||International Young Scholars Symposium of Humanities and Arts 2017 - ID, Depok, Indonesia|
Duration: 1 Jan 2017 → …
|Conference||International Young Scholars Symposium of Humanities and Arts 2017|
|Period||1/01/17 → …|
- travelogue, Mary Pos, indigenous women, Netherlands Indies.