Essays about: "women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 208 essays containing the words women empowerment.

  1. 1. Women's Empowerment - A discourse analysis of the women's empowerment concept in UN Women

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

    Author : Linn Engvall; [2018]
    Keywords : Empowerment; UN Women; discourse analysis; Laclau and Mouffe; postcolonialism; poststructuralism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concept of women’s empowerment is subject to much debate within the development field. This thesis seeks to uncover the meaning of the concept by examining the prevailing discourse of women’s empowerment within UN Women. 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. Empowering indigenous women in Guatemala– A qualitative study of the indigenous women’s ability to empowerthemselves in the department of Sololá, Guatemala

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Frida Lundström; Elin Morén; [2017]
    Keywords : Guatemala; empowerment; indigenous women; herstory; empowering women.;

    Abstract : Empowerment is a fundamental human right. The indigenous women in Guatemala, however, sufferfrom both gender and racial discrimination, which through history have un-empowered them. READ MORE

  4. 4. "The woman was born to do activism” - A minor field study of Palestinian refugee women's activism in a Lebanese refugee camp

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Sara Ebenfelt; Natalia Velasquez Ulloa; [2017]
    Keywords : Palestinian refugee women; empowerment; activism; social identity; resistance; Lebanon; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate how Palestinian refugee women in refugee camps perceive themselves as actors who affect and influence their lives and communities. Research shows it is a topic that is not often discussed or highlighted in today’s discourse about refugees. READ MORE

  5. 5. "We became sisters, not of blood but of pain" : Women's experiences of organization and empowerment in relation to enforced disappearances in Mexico

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Karin Bender; [2017]
    Keywords : Women s empowerment; women s organization; enforced disappearances; Mexico; power; critical consciousness; feminist research;

    Abstract : Enforced disappearances has been used as a repressive strategy by numerous Latin American states against tens of thousands of presumed political opponents and adversaries, starting in the 1960’s in Guatemala. In contemporary Latin America, Mexico holds the record for disappearances, both politically and non-politically motivated, with more than 30 000 cases reported since the beginning of the drug war in 2006. READ MORE