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Political Roles of Women in the Legislative and Presidential Election

Anita Dhewy


Female representation in parliament is decreasing in 2014, from 18 to 17 percent. This is not good news at all. It deteriorates further with no focus on women’s status in each of presidential candidates. Status of women, sexual minorities, and other vulnerable groups were not becoming focus of issues in debates. Women’s movement in near future and in the long run shall fight hard to tackle previous problems. This 2014 General Election has been a powerful tool as well for women to participate and to voice their concern regarding issues of equality and justice. This study unearths how women usher peaceful campaign during the parliament and presidential elections—showing their political engagement to Indonesia as democratic state.


general election; parliament election; roles of women

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Dhewy, Anita. ”Bagaimana Wajah Caleg Perempuan dalam Pemilu 2014?”. Jurnal Perempuan 81 (Mei, 2014).

Sri Budi Eko Wardadi, dkk. 2013. Potret Keterpilihan Perempuan di Legislatif pada Pemilu 2009. Jakarta. Puskapol Fisip UI. ditulis oleh Hasan Ramadhan. ditulis oleh Anita Dhewy.

ditulis oleh Anita Dhewy. ditulis oleh Fanny Chotimah. ditulis oleh Dewi Candraningrum.

Link-link di atas, dari Berita di Website Jurnal Perempuan. (


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