Essays about: "gender equality"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Intimate Partner Violence and Double Consciousness : A Case Study on Female Perceptions of IPV in Babati, Tanzania

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Marilia Hansby; [2017]
    Keywords : IPV; gender oppressive norms; patriarchy; perceptions; double consciousness; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Demographic and Health Surveys from 2015-16 as well as previous research suggest that a majority of women in Tanzania justify intimate partner violence (IPV) and that such violence is very prevalent. Semi-structured interviews with women in rural and urban Babati, Tanzania, were conducted in February-March 2016, in which women gave conditional answers to questions on justification of IPV. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investing in gender equal companies - an attractive strategy?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Christina Engelberth; Julia Hellgren; [2017]
    Keywords : gender equality; performance; risk; socially responsible investing; trading strategy;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigate whether gender equality enhances firm performance, if equal firms are less risky compared to unequal firms and if investors can profit from this. To evaluate performance and risk we create trading strategies and form portfolios of equal and unequal companies during the period March 2011 to August 2016. READ MORE