With the digital era of social media, everyone is given the freedom of speech to voice their struggles and experiences online, especially feminists with the controversial problem of gender inequality. As powerful and impactful hashtags and captions are posted on the cyber world, the real fight for female equality has risen to another level. The use of social media varies in terms of its benefit and cost throughout the years as it constantly changes, but so does the meaning of feminism impacted by it. As the majority of believers in Indonesia are Muslims, and many of them condemn the idea of women being equal to men, this research will specifically focus on Indonesian Muslim Feminists who has contrasting beliefs of Feminism as opposed to the Islamic teaching. Therefore, in this embedded application of qualitative research study, the aim is to discuss regarding the Muslim feminists and their social media use on understanding feminism in todays contemporary society.
Social Media, Feminism, Muslim Feminists, Gender Inequality, Contemporary Society