Essays about: "Female participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Female participation.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Gender and Cost-Effectiveness in Public Work Programmes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Olivia Malmqvist; [2013-05-28]
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    Abstract : Public work programmes (PWP) are a popular part of development strategies and poverty reduction schemes and Bolivia were receivers of international aid for two workfare programmes during 2004 and 2006. To analyse how well those two programmes have functioned I decided to look at cost-effectiveness and female participation in both programmes. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Long Journey towards Social Inclusion: Initiatives of Social Workers for Hijra Population in Bangladesh

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Tahmina Habib; [2013-03-12]
    Keywords : Hijra; social works; gender Identity; legal supports; social inclusion; religious and social norm; mainstream society; government;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to describe and analyze the recent social position of hijra as well as with the way social workers work with these people and the impact of their work. The aim of the study has been investigated by exploring the research questions focused on the perspectives of the hijra about their social acceptance, the addressing issues about social problem of hijra, working approach and actions by the social workers for social inclusion of hijra, the challenging experience of social work with hijra population and the way the initiatives for hijra including are them in the society. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Employment Gap between immigrants and natives in European countries : The importance of integration policy and origin

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Thunhavich Thitiratsakul; Thatee Diawpanich; [2013]
    Keywords : employment gap;

    Abstract : We study the employment gap between immigrants and natives in 16 European countries and the effect of integration policies and country of origin. In this paper, we want to answer 3 main questions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taxation and Married Female Labor Supply - A Study of the Swedish Separate Filing Reform of Labor Income in 1971

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Haixia Wang; Carl Öhman; [2013]
    Keywords : Tax filing system; Tax progressivity; Secondary earner; Married female labor force participation;

    Abstract : Sweden's separate filing reform of labor income in 1971 was important for the decision of wives, often secondary earners historically, regarding whether or not to start working in the market. In this paper, we develop a static model of labor supply, exclusively focusing on the labor supply decision of the wife. READ MORE