International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Form of the Government Intervention for the Female Workers of the Informal Sector in Palembang City
Mirna Taufik, Monanisa, Armansyah, Nengyanti, Bambang Bemby Soebyakto

The objective of this study is to disclose the forms of government interventions that the female workers in the informal sector have experienced in Palembang City. The method used is the quantitative method withthe design of survey method. The data collected by means of questionnaires were analyzed by using the descriptive statistics and presented using descriptions and pie charts. The results of the study revealed that the government intervention were in the forms of providing skills, training, business capital, supervision, and information. Eventhough the percentage was still very low, the government intervention should be appreciated as motivation provider to the female workers in the informal sector, so that they can develop their business to get a decent income. In addition, this form of intervention can serve as a silencer for the accusation stating that so far the informal sector has been marginalized and has not been touched by government interference.

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