Women Past Issues and A Prediction in The Future In “Layar Terkembang”

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Nurhaedah Gailea, Syafrizal, John Pahamzah , Masrupi

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This article aims to explore two important things that are the condition of Indonesian women to aquire equal rights in education, employment and law in the past, and the prediction of Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana in “Layar Terkembang” about women equality in the future is reality or not. This research used qualitative method by using content analysis approach and library resources. Data is taken from novel, “Layar Terkembang and other Alisjahbana novels about women. It also used interviews for getting data of women condition in the future. To analyse the data for getting   women in the past and the prediction in the future, the researcher used gender and feminist theory. The results of the research showed that in the past a woman did not has opportunity to get education if her age is puberty because she will be married by her parents. While the professional work for woman is a teaher who received less wage than man. And woman also faced problems with the law, especially marriage legislation because man has no reason to divorce his wives and marry as much as possible. The prediction of Alisjahbana showed that women in the future come true as reflected in the Tuti figure. Now women are required to work outside the home because of their expertise. Career women are smart, independent, hard- working and knowledgeable. In addition, career women can balance domestic and public well. The data showed that women as breadwinners are incresing or evenly ditributed in Indonesia. This is supported by data that 60 % of female lecturers of Faculty of Teacher Trainning and Education, majoring in Enlish education of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University are breadwinners in the family.

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