Journey of Researches on Gender and Disaster in Indonesia


Fajarwati, A., A. G. Wardhani, and M. P. Sintesa. 2020. "Journey of Researches on Gender and Disaster in Indonesia." IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/451/1/012048.

Authors: A. Fajarwati, A. G. Wardhani, M. P. Sintesa


A disaster that has a different impact on each individual / community that experiences it. This is caused by different conditions of vulnerability. The vulnerability of a person / group of people is caused by various factors, one of which is gender. This paper aims to explore the journey of gender and disaster in Indonesia with the literature review method. The results of the study show: 1) the journey of gender and disaster studies in Indonesia began with the publication of research in 2011 and then develop fluctuatively; 2) research with this theme is mostly carried out in Java Island; 3) most research used qualitative methods; 4) most studies with the theme Gender and Disaster still interpret 'Gender' as ‘Female; 5) most of researchers were women or men and women in one team; 6) the focus of the discussion from those studies mostly about ‘Women participation in disaster management'.

Topics: Environment, Environmental Disasters, Gender Regions: Asia, Southeast Asia Countries: Indonesia

Year: 2020

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