Essays about: "Female participation"

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  1. 1. Father groups in Burkina Faso – towards changed behaviors and a reconstruction of masculinities?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Andrea Hallberg; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : Africa; Burkina Faso; Nakamtenga; Yennenga Progress; father groups; fatherhood; family life; masculinities; gender roles;

    Abstract : Introduction: The importance of the involvement of men when it comes to increasing quality of life for women and children as well as for men themselves are evident, and has been shown repeatedly in academic research. Women globally are the ones responsible for children and household. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female educational enrollment, labor force participation and economics growth - A panel-data study in Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Cecilia Jansson; Evelina Nahtman; [2017-02-17]
    Keywords : Economic growth; education; employment; gender; labor participation;

    Abstract : During the last decades, female engagement in both educational and working activities has rapidly increased in many European countries. Hence, it is of interest to study whether this increase could be of significant importance for the economic growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Raising awareness: Towards building equal conditions in the IT work-field

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ada Roxana Escobedo; [2017]
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    Abstract : Once women were the pioneers within the tech industry, but during the past decades the number of women who choose a career within computer science has decreased rapidly. The imbalance raises the question if the tech industry has been adapted for a more masculine way. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Mediators and the Comprehensiveness of Peace Agreements

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Sarah Hillbert; [2017]
    Keywords : Female mediators; gender-mixed mediation team; mediators; peace agreements; peace negotiations; mediation;

    Abstract : The acknowledgement of women’s important role as mediators in peace negotiations is emerging. However, previous research on the impact of a mediator’s gender in mediation processes does not provide a conclusive answer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Regional Variations in Female Labor Force Participation Rates in Sweden, 1870-1950

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Hanne Clivemo; [2017]
    Keywords : Female labor force participation; industrialization; economic growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The recent success story of gender equality in Sweden puts a shadow over the circumstances during Swedish industrialization when women both lost and won important positions in the economy and in society. Female labor force participation rates developed differently around the Swedish regions between 1870 and 1950 and regional heterogeneity can explain some of the variations where higher urbanization, economic growth and female relative wages had a positive impact on female labor force participation. READ MORE