Essays about: "gender equality"

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  1. 1. Gender and Climate Change. An Emperical Legal Study of Gender Responsiveness in Kenyan Climate Change Response Documents

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Anna-Karin Larsson; [2017-10-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change, also referred to as global warming, is affecting every continent of the world, affecting lives and causing significant impacts on the environment as well national economies. Kenya and neighbouring countries in East Africa are some of the countries hardest hit by the impacts of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Could Information and Communication Technologies decrease gender inequality? - Cross-country evidence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Monika Andersson; Magnus Friberg; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : ICT; Gender inequality; Equality;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is rapidly changing the society and affecting several of the issues that the world is facing. One of them is the issue of gender inequality, which is especially predominant in the developing world. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Does gender balance on the corporate board have an impact on the equity performance?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Tove Arrelid; Elin Forsberg; [2017-02-09]
    Keywords : gender equality; board diversity; quotas; performance evaluation; equity performance; corporate social responsibility;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to examine whether a gender equal board of directors have an impact on the equity performance during the examination period of December 2011 to December 2016. This study shows that the gender balanced portfolio outperforms the non-gender balanced portfolio in all investigated performance measures. READ MORE

  5. 5. PUBLIC OPINION ON THE CONCEPT OF IKUMEN. A discourse analysis of contributions made on a Japanese bulletin board

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Nora Jansson; [2017-01-23]
    Keywords : japanska; Japanese hegemonic masculinity; ikumen; discourse analysis; gender equality; parental leave; childcare;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis has been to find out what opinions can be found about ikumen on the internet bulletin board Hatsugen Komachi and how these opinions relate to the government policies (Ikumen Project) encouraging, men’s involvement in childcare. Discourse analysis has been used as both theory and method in this study. READ MORE