The Social Sciences

Year: 2018
Volume: 13
Issue: 1
Page No. 154 - 159

Violence Against Women in Muna, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia (A Perspective of Gender Sociology)

Authors : Muhammad Obie

Abstract: This research analyzed the violence against women in Muna that was focused on the root causes of violence, forms of violence and its protection and resolution. It used gender perspective, constructivist paradigm and qualitative approach. The collected data was qualitative data that was obtained through depth interview, observation of passive participative as well as library research. Gender relations in Muna were unequal in which domination, subordination, marginalization, discrimination, violence, double burden and stereotype by men to women. It was found that root causes of violence were patriarchal culture, drinking alcohol, economic factors, infidelity and the seizure of child custody for a divorced spouse. The forms of violence that occur were physical, sexual, economic, psychic, exploitation and trafficking which occur in the domestic, public and state spheres. The unique thing in Muna was the resolution of violence against women through indigenous institution that could be accepted by all parties to the conflict.

How to cite this article:

Muhammad Obie , 2018. Violence Against Women in Muna, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia (A Perspective of Gender Sociology). The Social Sciences, 13: 154-159.

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