Essays about: "Female participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words Female participation.

  1. 1. "With this past, you'll never become free": A qualitative interview study of female ex-combatants in Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Centrum för genusvetenskap

    Author : Anna Sjölander; [2016]
    Keywords : gender; DDR; reintegration; female ex-combatants; militarization; Colombia;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women's experiences from participation in armed groups, and their subsequent reintegration into civil society within the Colombian context. The study is based on two months of fieldwork, and nine interviews with female ex-combatants from the FARC, the ELN and the AUC currently enrolled in the reintegration process. READ MORE

  2. 2. SpeakUP! Young Women Share Powerful Stories From Their Own Lives

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jenn Warren; [2016]
    Keywords : Digital Storytelling; C4D; digital literacy; reflection; participation; conscientisation; Social Learning Theory; Social Cognitive Theory; voice; social change; qualitative;

    Abstract : How can a Digital Storytelling workshop help educate, inspire and mobilise young women engaged in a non-profit organisation, in order to assist their peers? This exploratory study investigates whether Digital Storytelling can foster digital literacy, self-awareness and reflection amongst workshop participants, and how young women may be able to support each other and their peers through the act of creating and sharing personal digital stories. Conducted using qualitative and participatory methods, with the theoretical underpinnings of Albert Bandura’s Social Learning Theory and Social Cognitive Theory, Paulo Freire’s conscientisation and participatory development, this research is conducted in collaboration with female mentors from the sport-based adolescent health organisation, Grassroot Soccer. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Who run the world?” : Comparing Sweden’s international behavior before and after the construction of a feminist foreign policy

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

    Author : Fabian Fossum Hylin; [2016]
    Keywords : Feminist foreign policy; identity; en gendered security; state behavior; security politics; Sweden; quantiative content analysis; Common Foreign and Security Policy; rapid identity construction;

    Abstract : Viewing Sweden’s feminist foreign policy as a paradigmatically feminist and isolated case of domestic identity formulation, this thesis poses the following research question: to what extent does rapid identity construction affect state behavior? It assumes that a feminist state (en)genders the security concept and establishes interests in promoting (en)gendered security – which denotes the positive peace effects from female participation and protection – as an international security norm and thereby gain utility, security and legitimacy. Its constructivist hypothesis claims that the feminist identity has increased Sweden’s international promotion of (en)gendered security. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Adult Education Initiative and Cognitive Skills: Long-Term Evidence

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Arvid Hedlund; Hannes Skugghall; [2016]
    Keywords : Skills; Adult Education; PIAAC;

    Abstract : We investigate the relationship between participation in the Adult Education Initiative (AEI) and cognitive skills. Using propensity score matching, we find that AEI participants do not perform better than non-participants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Improved integration of female refugees? : - An evaluation of the Establishment reform

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Alma Wennemo Lanninger; [2016]
    Keywords : immigrants; gender; integration policies; double disadvantages;

    Abstract : It may take several years for a refugee in Sweden to establish on the labor market. The slow establishment is particularly problematic for female refugees. Compared to men, low-skilled women and women with young children experience major disadvantages. READ MORE