Analysis of Women’s Economic Empowerment in Sukabumi City

Authors

  • Iin Khairuunnisa Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan PGRI Sukabumi-West Java, Indonesia
  • Endang Supriatna Sekolah Tinggi Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan PGRI Sukabumi-West Java, Indonesia

Keywords:

Women’s empowerment, local government, economic distribution, SMEs, gender-based skills

Abstract

Facing the free market era, local governments need to make structural policies
that support and provide incentives for the development and improvement of
SME performance. The potential of women in social life has not yet received a
reasonable portion. This needs to be handled wisely by the government
considering women in terms of quantity ranks first in the composition of citizens.
This type of research is a descriptive study with qualitative methods. The
discussion in this article is the role of local governments to increase women’s
empowerment in the economy by providing training in sewing skills, micro-credit
business, and women’s leadership training for women. Skills training and
microcredit business are provided to communities where the economic level is
still below standard or underprivileged in order to improve family welfare through
the efforts provided by the local government

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2018-06-30

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