E3S Web Conf.
Volume 73, 2018The 3rd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2018)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Environmental Management and Spatial Planning|
|Published online||21 December 2018|
Relation of Social Capital to Women’s Proactive Participation in the Community for Sustainability of River in Urban Areas
1 Communication Department, Faculty of Social and Political Science, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
2 Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
3 Faculty Law, Universitas Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
4 Faculty of Health Science, Universitas Pembangunan Nasional Veteran, Jakarta
5 School of Environmental Science, Universitas Indonesia, Salemba, Indonesia
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The aims of this paper to identify a relationship of social capital with the participation of women in their community to realize the sustainablity of rive in urban areas and to achieve resilience of the city. Efforts to increase women’s participation in urban planning and environmental management require the support of social capital in local contexts to achieve sustainability of river in urban areas. The method used in this research is a quantitative approach, with this type of research is descriptive-explanatory. Data collection techniques in this study by conducting surveys with questionnaire disseminating and literature study. The research location was undertaken in DKI Jakarta as the metropolitan city has the complexity of problems because of the density of citizens and environmental degradation, especially in the river area. The result of this study shows the social capital of the community has a relation to the proactive participation of women. The activity of capacity building for women for environmental management need to strengthen the values of togetherness and trust to actors who are the drivers of citizens and the implementers of community empowerment. The implication of this study can be used for strategy in protecting of the river in urban areas to adopting a more environmentally friendly approach by integrating gender equality.
Key words: social capital / women participation / sustainability / river / urban areas
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