Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies
Vol 8, No 2 (2018)

Status dan Peran Perempuan pada Suku Besemah: Suatu upaya Mengurangi Tindak Kekerasan terhadap Perempuan melalui Pendidikan Nilai Berbasis Kearifan Lokal

Rahiem, Maila Dinia Husni ( Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta ) , Sayuti, Wahdi ( Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta ) , Rahim, Husni ( Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta )

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Publish Date
25 Jan 2019


The research is to describe the status and role of women the Besemah tribe, South Sumatra. The researcher investigated the values of justice, equality, and respect for women in the  cultural community and prevailing customary practices. The study used a qualitative method. The researcher describes and interprets culture, social groups and systems focused on patterns of activity, language, beliefs, rituals and ways of life. This study concluded that the values associated with the views of the Besemah community towards women are catalized in six main points, namely: 1) women can have different status after marriage which shows their place of residence, their duties and responsibilities in the family; 2) men and women have different status and roles in society; 3) The quality that must be possessed by Besemah women is of good descent, has good manners, can cook and  skillfull at managing the house and caring for parents, husband and children; 4) the way to educate girls and boys is different; 5) men approach and propose to women with courtesy and respect. This view is the local wisdom of the Besemah tribe that can be developed as a value education material for the prevention and control of violence against women

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Kafa’ah (Print ISSN 2356-0894 Online ISSN 2356-0630)is an open-access and peer reviewed journal published by Center for Gender and Child Studies, State Institute of Islamic Studies (IAIN) Imam Bonjol Padang. This journal covers key issues on gender studies, including: place of women in ...