Empowerment of Fishermen’s Wives in Labuhanbatu
Harahap, Husnul Isa
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This study examines empowerment of fishermen’s wives in Labuhanbatu. Begin to see the living conditions of fishermen (education and economy) to whether the district government of Labuhanbatu make a policy for the empowerment of fishermen's wives, so as to encourage the improvement of the fishermen's family economy. The study found that there are three main explanations. First, there is no empowerment done by the local government in the fishermen's territory. Second, low education does not change the economy of fishing communities in Labuhanbatu getting better. Third, the lack of financial ability and the skill of the fishermen's wives, which in turn make the fishermen's wives in Labuhanbatu become the woman left behind. The purpose of this study is to initiate an empowerment that can be done by the district government Labuhanbatu in order to raise the degree of fishermen from poverty.