Essays about: "Female participation"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The Rojava Revolution: Kurdish women’s reclaim of citizenship in a stateless context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Sanna Ghotbi; [2016-09-28]
    Keywords : Rojava; Kurdish women’s movement; reclaiming citizenship; gender justice;

    Abstract : The Kurds have historically been subjected to structural forms of oppression such as beingdenied the right to land, their language, culture, political participation or even a passport andsocial security number. Within this process the Kurdish women’s marginalisation has beendoubled as they have been subjected to patriarchal laws, restricting their rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Half women, half men” - A field study on gender complementarity and its impact on female participation in community politics in rural Bolivia.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cecilia Emilsson; [2016]
    Keywords : machismo; community politics.; decolonisation; Evo Morales; Mujeres Creando; Bartolina Sisa; postcolonial feminism; peasant unions; indigenous groups; gender complementarity; Bolivia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender complementarity is an indigenous model of gender relations that values the female position and her tasks by tradition the same way as that of the man. The idea is that the man and woman complement each other as opposite parts of the cosmos. In Bolivia, with 65% of its population and the president being indigenous, the concept is widely used. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Study on Chinese Teachers’ Experiences and Perceptions of Gender Roles and How it Affects Work, Family and Students

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Shuang Han; [2016]
    Keywords : gender difference at workplace; gender difference at home; gender in classroom; parents’ role in family;

    Abstract : This research is a case study focusing on a group of Chinese teachers working in a senior high school in northern China. It seeks to explore their experiences and perceptions of gender roles, both in the workplace and at home. READ MORE

  5. 5. Child Care Services and Female Labour Force Participation; Did Sure Start increase Female Labour force participation in the most deprived areas in the United Kingdom 2003-2007?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sam Jenkinson; [2016]
    Keywords : Female Labour Force Participation. Child Care; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In 1997 the UK government launched the Sure Start early year’s intervention scheme, offering early years education, health services, adult employment advice and free or highly subsidised child care located in one convenient service available to the most deprived areas. The aim was to improve the life chances of the most disadvantaged children, but also to increase employment for mothers of young children. READ MORE