Gender Injustice against Women in Arso Tengah Village Keerom Regency, Papua Province

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Hendrika Yovania Karubaba, Jacob Daan Engel, Eli Fredrik Karubaba, Sarce Barbra Awom, Ratna Jeny Mehuwe


The objective of this study is to describe analytically  gender injustice in women in Arso Tengah Village, Keerom Regency, Papua Province. Gender injustice is various acts of justice or discrimination that come from gender beliefs. Discrimination means any discrimination, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex, which has the aim of reducing or eliminating the recognition, enjoyment or use of human rights and basic freedoms in the field of politics, economy, social, culture and others by women regardless of their marital status, on the basis of equality between women and men. This research reveals the forms of gender injustice experienced by women in Arso village, central Keerom Regency. The method used was a qualitative descriptive method. The results of this study indicate that social life in the village of Arso Keerom Regency was found to experience gender injustice which manifested into 5 forms namely: Marginalization, Streotype, Subordination, Violence in physical, psychological and cultural form, Double Burden. With the issue of gender injustice experienced by women in Arso Tengah, Kerom Regency, assistance was needed with a Feminist approach to help resolving the issue.

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