1st Australian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

Covid-19, Multidimensional Poverty, and Semi-Urban Women’s Resilience in Malang City, East Java

Irza Khurun’in, Genta Mahardhika Rozalinna & Kartika Putri Kumalasari
Publisher: IEOM Society International
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Track: Diversity and Inclusion / Women in Industry and Academia (WIIA)

The covid-19 pandemic has an impact on increasing the number of poor people in Malang City. Women experience a double impact; those are economic and psychological shocks. The aims of this research are, first to explore women's poverty in Malang City using Multidimensional Poverty Index by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiatives (OPHI); second to explore women's resilience using the women's resilience index using measured indicators 0-1 Guttman scale. This research uses the quantitative research method. Results of this research are Multidimensional Poverty Index in Malang City is low, and the women's resilience index in Malang City is high particularly in household decision-making indicators. The lowest indicator of women's resilience is social and institutional capacity. The conclusion of this research is there is a relation between women's resilience and poverty, The lower the poverty rate in women's households, the higher the tendency of women's resilience. However, policy targets are needed to further enhance women's resilience, especially regarding the social and institutional capacities of women.

Published in: 1st Australian International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Sydney, Australia

Publisher: IEOM Society International
Date of Conference: December 21-22, 2022

ISBN: 979-8-3507-0542-3
ISSN/E-ISSN: 2169-8767