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Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies
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 society, empowering women, and government policies on women empowerment. The objective of the journal is to promote the sharing of knowledge and understanding on the gender issues. It then welcomes contributions from experts, researchers, practitioners, and policy makers around the world. This journal is published twice a year.
Articles by issue : Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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TANGGAPAN BUNDO KANDUANG KOTA PADANG TERHADAP RANCANGAN UNDANG-UNDANG NIKAH SIRI

Sefriyono, Sefriyono ( Fakultas Ushuluddin IAIN Imam Bonjol Padang )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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Draft of Law on Religious Courts (RUUPA) about unregistered- marriage have led to pros and cons among the Muslims. This issue is also noticed by Bundo Kanduang; one of women’s Institutions in the city of Padang, West Sumatra. This institution is more concerning on the advantages of this enacted-draft as well as the disadvantages experienced by the women if it is not enacted. This institution shows its agreement by the reason that the draft of RUUPA can minimize negative impacts that may occur. One of the negative impacts is: there is no legality towards children born from this unregistered-marriage.This is due to the condition that parents do not report their marriage on the office of religious affairs Keywords: Bundo Kanduang, Unregistered-Marriage, Draft of lowCopyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :   10.15548/jk.v4i1.91

PELABELAN ETNIS MINANGKABAU PADA WANITA PELAKU PENYIMPANGAN SOSIAL DI KOTA PADANG

Erianjoni, Erianjoni ( (Faculty of Social Science "Padang State University", West Sumatera) )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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The article describes the forms of labels provided by the public in the city of Padang as part of Minangkabau culture, particularly aimed at women who pass social deviation in behavior related to the community. Labeling Minangkabau society has a sociological and anthropological meaning, which is actually aimed at social control or awareness deviant actors, namely the Minangkabau woman who occupies an important position in a matrilineal society. Keywords: Labeling Minangkabau ethnic, women, social deviationCopyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :   10.15548/jk.v4i1.92

PENYELESAIAN DAN PENANGGULANGAN KORBAN KEKERASAN DALAM RUMAH TANGGA MELALUI LEMBAGA ADAT NAGARI DI SUMATERA BARAT

Hasneni, Hasneni ( STAIN “Syekh Jamil Djambek” Bukittinggi )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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The high rate of domestic violence is influenced by the lack of institutions in completing and anticipating it, besides the tendency of indigenious culture which consider it as a common problem. Nevertheless, in West Sumatra, the strengthening of local institutions has been one of the assets that can prevent the occurrence of these domestic violences. This study found that the existence of economic institutions, the strengthening of women’s institutions and womens economic empowerment in the village can reduce the occurrence of such violence. This research was conducted in some progressing-villages in West Sumatra: Simarasok Baso in Agam regency and Rao-Rao Sungai Tarab in Tanah Datar regency.Keywords: Domestic violence and Institutional indigenous villagesCopyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :  10.15548/jk.v4i1.87

MOTHER AND CARRIER: PHENOMENOLOGY STUDY OF DUAL-CARRIER FAMILY

Ajrin, Subhan ( Fakultas Ushuluddin IAIN Imam Bonjol Padang )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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Mother with dual-career family has a dual role to be performed at the same time. Therefore, as a mother with double plays in a dilemma between family and career interests. Data collection using "snow-ball"  technique to 12 informants and informant election using theoretical sampling. The process of data analysis include braketing, horizonalizing, meaning units to get the description textural, imaginative variation to get the description structural, and blends (composite) into a meaning universal. The results showed that although mothers working face a dilemma in attempting to balance career and family, but for the mothers own career is needs to embodiment her self-and actualization strengthen existence. Their role models, the permission of the husband and the state of children, its potential and the desire to improve family economy, as well as the opportunity to rise to Higher career in work place makes mothers works feel need to work but still retains her role as mother and wife.Keywords : Mother , careers , dual - carrier family and self-actualizationCopyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :  10.15548/jk.v4i1.93

PENYELESAIAN DAN PENANGGULANGAN KORBAN KEKERASAN DALAM RUMAH TANGGA MELALUI LEMBAGA ADAT NAGARI DI SUMATERA BARAT

Hasneni, Hasneni ( STAIN “Syekh Jamil Djambek” Bukittinggi )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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The high rate of domestic violence is influenced by the lack of institutions in completing and anticipating it, besides the tendency of indigenious culture which consider it as a common problem. Nevertheless, in West Sumatra, the strengthening of local institutions has been one of the assets that can prevent the occurrence of these domestic violences. This study found that the existence of economic institutions, the strengthening of women’s institutions and womens economic empowerment in the village can reduce the occurrence of such violence. This research was conducted in some progressing-villages in West Sumatra: Simarasok Baso in Agam regency and Rao-Rao Sungai Tarab in Tanah Datar regency.

PEREMPUAN BERGERAK Surat Kabar Soenting Melajoe 1912-1921

Chaniago, Danil M. ( Fakultas Adab dan Humaniora IAIN Imam Bonjol Padang )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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Soenting Melajoe is the first womens newspaper published in the Minangkabau and the mission is to improve the quality and degree of women. Newspaper which was published in 1912 is a reflection of the social movement in the Minangkabau women fighting for and achieving their rights without going out of their natures as the “keeper” in his household. Despite the challenge is great enough of Minangkabau society, “Bundo Kanduang” is not decreased in bringing about social change in Minangkabau until the end of its publication in 1921. Keywords: Newspaper, women and social change Copyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :  10.15548/jk.v4i1.90

KESEHATAN REPRODUKSI PADA ETNIS MINANGKABAU

Nelwatri, Helpi ( Kebidanan Poltekkes Kemenkes-RI Padang )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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In this paper, the author looks at various cultural issues on health reproduction in relation to Minangkabau cultural perspective in the province of West Sumatra. Minangkabau is one of the ethnics which adopt matrilineal system. That is why then this paper wants to highlight the cultural issue that is related to the problem of health reproduction that is commonly found in social context of Minangkabau society. At least this short article discusses the issue of health reproduction and  and local wisdom, especially women’s problems of health reproduction. Keywords: Health, reproduction, and Minangkabau ethnicCopyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :  10.15548/jk.v4i1.89

MARASAI: PENGHANCURAN PARTISIPASI POLITIK PEREMPUAN (Pengalaman Seorang Wali Nagari Perempuan Korban Kriminalisasi)

Jendrius, Jendrius ( (Faculty of Social Science "Andalas University" West Sumatera) )

Kafa`ah: Journal of Gender Studies Vol 4, No 1 (2014)
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To be a woman political leader is an outstanding achievement and only able to be attained by few women. But when she held the position, there are many problems and difficulties facing by her. This article exposes the experience of a woman village leader when dealing with the law to fight for her rights and avoiding the criminalization process. By using life-history method, interview and secondary data analysis, it tries to reconstruct woman’s mind, feel and experiences when she was facing legal proceeding and court process. In fact,women are particularly vulnerable when dealing with legal proceeding because it requires knowledge and understanding about law and regulations, material support and social network. It was too hard, painful, and suffered experiences for woman to fight for honorand justice for herself.Keywords : woman village-leader, woman and law, criminalizationCopyright © 2014 by Kafa`ah All right reservedDOI :  10.15548/jk.v4i1.86