Gender-Based Affirmative Policy for Female Migrant Workers

Rodiyah, Isnaini and Irianto, Jusuf (2018) Gender-Based Affirmative Policy for Female Migrant Workers. International Conference on Emergening, Media, and Social Sciece (ICEMSS).

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This research purposes to map the problem that faced by Indonesian migrant workers (TKI) and analyze the affirmative policy gender-based. This research used qualitative descriptive approach and located in East Java. The data obtained from deeply interview with selected informant based on consideration of research and results study from the document. Data analysis used interactive model by Miles and Hubermann. Based on data from National Agency for Placement and Protection of Indonesian Workers (BNP2TKI) and Migrant Care in 2016, numbers of female migrant workers (TKW) are very high, reach 70% in total from migrant workers. The findings show that the female migrant workers (TKW) problems in pre-placement are unsuitable shelter, malnutrition, and harassment during medical check up. Most problems precisely at the placement step, those are rights violation of underpay salary, work overtime, restriction of entitlements absent, restriction of social interaction (communicating and socializing), ignored opinions, sexual harassment, stereotype, violence, even become victims of human trafficking and drugs. The findings also shows that protection policy for female migrant workers (TKW) as affirmative is very needed to make the action on subordination, marginalization, stereotype, violence protection, and resolve the work overtime. Key Words: affirmative policy, gender, social protection, and female migrant workers

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Science > School of State Administration
Depositing User: Mrs isnaini rodiyah
Date Deposited: 03 May 2021 06:29
Last Modified: 03 May 2021 06:29

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