GENDER EQUITY BASED ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT MODEL TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT*)

Ismi Dwi Astuti Nurhaeni1*, Rara Sugiarti2, Trisni Utami3,  Al Sentot Sudarwanto4

Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia1

ismi_uns@yahoo.com

Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia2

Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia3

Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia4

Abstract:

This research underlines the strategies to manage the environment based on gender equity perspectives and is qualitative in nature. Data were collected using interviews and  focus group discussion. The techniques of analysis employed in this research was interactive analysis. The results of this research were a model of environmental management based on gender equity perspectives. The model is called GEBEM (Gender Equity Based Environmental Management), and is intended specifically to be a strategic guidance for managing the environment of the Laweyan area by enhancing equal opportunities for both men and women to participate in and control the environmental management of the area.

Key words: environmental management, gender equity.

*) This article has been presented in International Seminar on Climate Change: Environmental Insight for Climate Change Mitigation, Solo Indonesia, 4-5 March 2011.