The Legal Protection of Indonesian Female Seafarer

  • Meti Kendek Politeknik Ilmu Pelayaran Makassar
  • Hadi Setiawan Politeknik Ilmu Pelayaran Makassar
  • Subehana Rachman Politeknik Ilmu Pelayaran Makassar
  • Adi Suriadi Universitas Islam Makassar
Keywords: Seafarer, Female, Legal Protection


Analysis of legal protection for Indonesian female seafarer. Based on these central issues, this study aims to determine what regulations protect Indonesian female seafarers and how to implement Indonesian female seafarer's protection based on existing ordinances. The method of data collection was a literature study, observation sheet, and interviews guide. The collected data were analyzed using qualitative descriptive analysis techniques. This study's population was representatives of the Directorate General of Sea Transportation and members of the Indonesian Women Seafarers' Organization, namely: Indonesia Female Marine (IFMA) and Indonesian Lady Seafarers (ILS).The research results showed that national and international law had guaranteed legal protection to Indonesian female mariner of various rules and regulations. This guarantee was used in obtaining decent and productive work into independent, equal, and safe conditions with dignity so that if they do not get discriminatory treatment. Implementation of legal protection for women seafarers has not been accommodated by legal subjects, both in the legal structure, legal substance or legal culture.It is based on conditions where there are still minimum opportunities for decent work and lack of social protection for female seafarer when doing their job. This is evidenced by the Circular Letter of the DirectorGeneral of Hubla of the Ministry of Transportation No.Um.003 / 80/9 / DJPL-1 concerning the Fulfillment / Granting of the Rights of Female Seafarer, and the Circular of the Ministry of Transportation's Directorate General of Transportation Hubla No.UM.002 /89/3 / DK -17 concerning the Fulfillment / Granting of the Rights of Female Seafarer.
which was philosophically issued at the insistence of the Indonesian Female Marine
(IFMA) which received many reports from the female seafarer.