The Position of Women Legislators as a Form of Inclusive Citizenship in the Political Agenda for Gender Equality

Dini Nur Fadhillah, Triyanto Triyanto, Muhammad Hendri Nuryadi


The study aims to conduct a qualitative analysis of the position of women legislators as a form of inclusive citizenship on the political agenda for gender equality. The case study approach was conducted to identify the position of women in the legislature as representatives of women in fighting for the Political Agenda. Data collection is carried out through interviews, observations, and documentation from women legislators in the Jakarta Regional Representative Council. This study showed that the representation of women legislators was motivated by formal representation to meet women's quotas. This condition illustrates that to fulfill the quota of 30% of women again used as a tool so that male legislator candidates can follow the election. There is no clear selection process and only fixated on party decisions.


Women Legislators; Inclusive Citizenship; Political Agenda; Gender Equality

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