Aula SC,Â BERITAÂ UIN Online— Women Empowerment Division from House of Representative of UIN Jakarta conducting talkshow with a topic â€œthe challenge that faces women in currentâ€ in Student Center on Thursday, April 21. The talkshow is commemorating kartiniâ€™s day and the speakers are Dr. Andriyani Asmuni MAg, head of dharma wanita UIN Jakarta, and Alaâ€™I Nadjib, MA, (the lecturer).
Andriyani emphasizes the importance of women to rekindle spirit of freedom for women, issued by RA Kartini. There are two sectors that women can take a role, namely strengthening womenâ€™s capacity in education and esmotion. â€œThe women can go forwardâ€, she said.
According to Andriyani, nowadays, women have a bigger responsible both in their family and society. In family, the children get their first education by their mother. In society, the women is expected to participate in social empowering. â€œTherefore, i strongly agree that a women should have a career. But i do not mean for women to forget their role as a mother and a wife. The women should make it balanceâ€ she said.
Meanwhile, Alaâ€™i said that the main problem for improving women’s status is discrimination circumstances in our culture. One of them is our common assumption that the higher of menâ€™s career, the more attractive he is. Whereas, the higher of womenâ€™s career, the more difficult she gets a partner. That was a wrong case that still happen in our cultureâ€ said Alaâ€™i. (Translated by Ihsan/Yaqin)