The Urgency of Formal Education for Women From the Perspective of Society of Ellak Daya Village, Lenteng, Sumenep


The problem statement of this research is to know the perspective of the educational environment, namely society and the family, on the importance of formal education for women and also to find out the factors of gender inequality that affect society's perspective on the importance of women's education. The research method used in this research is a descriptive quantitative approach with survey instruments. The total population in this research was 3306 with a sample of 349. The instrument validation used Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) with good and feasible results. The results of this research provide an explanation that from 4 aspects of gender inequality that are used as benchmarks, there are 3 aspects that indicate a change in thinking about women. The aspect of Merginalization gets 37.5% of strong disagreement and 55.75% of disagreement. The stereotypes that have existed in society for a long time are strongly disagreed for 47% and disagreed for 34%. The double burden, which is still being discussed today is strongly disagreed for 47% and disagreed for 36.8%. One form of gender inequality which based on the results of this research has not gotten a shift in thinking, namely subordination is still agreed for 47%, while the educational environment, means people who approve of educated women 49.8% and 43.6% strongly agree. The family environment also supports women to continue their education 43.6% strongly agree and 47.7% agree.

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Muyassaroh, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Edi Istiyono, Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia
James Leonard Mwakapemba, HakiElimu Non-governmental Organization, Tanzania

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Conference: ACEID2024
Stream: Educational Research

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Muyassaroh ., Istiyono E., & Mwakapemba J. (2024) The Urgency of Formal Education for Women From the Perspective of Society of Ellak Daya Village, Lenteng, Sumenep ISSN: 2189-101X – The Asian Conference on Education & International Development 2024 Official Conference Proceedings
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