11 May 2014
This researchÂ wasÂ aimedÂ to obtain theÂ empoweringÂ model of productive womenlabour asÂ anÂ effortÂ toÂ improve coastal society economicsÂ sustainability. Research was carried out for six-month from June to November 2012 in coastal and small islands of Pangkep Regency, South Sulawesi, using elaboration of data and information of field (explored field research). Each district residing in the small island and seaboard taken as aÂ sample of household fisherman.There were50Â household in totalÂ as responders.Â The purposeÂ of this research is toÂ createÂ a modelÂ programmeofÂ economical developmentfor society in the small islands and coastal region in term ofÂ improving their economical sustainability that are vulnerable in todayâs world.Other than that, its also meant to create a development pattern of societyâs alternative living source, especially for the future womenâs generation in the coastal household that are still productive and has the sparetime that could be used to do much needed economical activities. The early data shown that the education level of the responders are averagely low, with majority of zero educational background or have not completed the elementary school level. And so does the variety of job that are limited to become a labour fastener of sea grassor managing the household activities only. Even on some of the other, 14% of them are still unemployed and did not have sufficient source to support their lives.Â Byapplicating the development programme to achieve economical sustainability, there are promising chances to explore other alternative living source in non fishery sector, with the final result of empowered women and coastal society.
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