Essays about: "Female participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the words Female participation.

  1. 1. The Socially Empowering Impact of Entrepreneurship: A Study on Urban Ugandan Women

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sanna Johansson; Amalia Sjindjapkin; [2015]
    Keywords : women empowerment; African business-women; gender inequality; macro-buisness; entrepreneurs; Friedmann; productive and reproductive work; petty trade;

    Abstract : Gender equality and women empowerment are two of the most up-to-date concerns on the international arena today. Several methods are being adopted with the aim to allow women’s equal social, economic and political participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improving the Political Prospects of Women in Malawi by Promoting Gender Equality : A minor field study in Mpasa Village in Malawi 2013

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linda Jonsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Minor field study; Malawi; Political Empowerment; Gender Equality;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to investigate the gender equality in Mpasa Community in Malawi by measuring the access to work, education, health, and political empowerment as measurements. An investigation of how the pre-colonial social structure, based on matriarchy, will determine to what extent the cultural factors affects gender equality. READ MORE

  3. 3. Todas somos Liderezas: A qualitative study of female leadership and political participation within the Comarca Ngobe-Buglé in Panama

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Isabelle Persson; [2014-01-15]
    Keywords : Indigenous women; gender; ethnicity; Panama; Ngobe-Buglé; intersectionality; empowerment;

    Abstract : Throughout Latin America there seems to have been a significant increase in indigenous women’s involvement in politics and many female political leaders have risen in the political ranks. This suggest a shift from their traditional role and raises questions of what this means for indigenous women’s struggles and for indigenous peoples’ politics as a whole. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Psychological Skills Training Program for Dancers : Evaluation of the Dancers’ Use of Psychological Skills Training Techniques and Possible Effects of the Program

    University essay from Gymnastik- och idrottshögskolan, GIH/Institutionen för idrotts- och hälsovetenskap

    Author : Ellinor Klockare; [2014]
    Keywords : sport psychology; mental training; education; test of performance strategies;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study was to implement a psychological skills training program for dancers and evaluate the dancers’ use of psychological skills training techniques, and possible effects of the course. Specifically, the present study examined: 1) to what extent the dancers were using psychological skills training techniques; 2) whether a short course in psychological skills training for dancers made any difference to their use of psychological skills training techniques; 3) whether differences existed between groups of dancers regarding year at the dance academy, previous education in psychological skills training, and attendance; 4) the dancers’ response to psychological skills training during the course. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Obedient EPZ-Worker : A case study concerning female EPZ workers' barriers to empowerment in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Katarina Lindgren Cortés; [2014]
    Keywords : Export Processing Zones; Female factory workers; Labor rights; Awareness activities; NGOs; Empowerment; False consciousness; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : This study analyzes and maps barriers preventing Sri Lankan female workers in Export Processing Zones (EPZs) from participating in awareness raising activities by NGOs. These barriers can furthermore be discussed as preventing them from an enhanced empowerment. READ MORE