Essays about: "women empowerment"

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  1. 1. HOW DO POST-CONFLICT ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES AFFECT WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT WITHIN NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE SHORT TERM?

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

    Author : Gertruda Uleviciute; [2018]
    Keywords : Environmental peacebuilding; natural resource management; post conflict; female empowerment; gender equality; UNEP; UNEP country recovery; Sudan; DRC; Democratic Republic of Congo.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to explain how post-conflict environmental initiatives affect women’s empowerment within natural resource management in the short term. It argues that the lack of causal effect between the variables can be explained by the robustness of patriarchal institutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. From mud to shampoo : conversions and empowerment among Santali women in India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Gerges; [2018]
    Keywords : empowerment of women; personal empowerment; Santals; Santali women; religion; Christianity; conversion; India;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study personal empowerment processes and theinfluence religion have in such processes. The theory of Naila Kabeer,Srilatha Baltiwala and Sara Mosedale has mainly been used as thetheoretical framework in this thesis. In order to study the influence ofreligion i.e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preventing Gender-Based Violence Post Disasters : Building the capacity of humanitarian actors in the Philippines to engage with men and boys to reduce the risks of perpetration of violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Molin; [2018]
    Keywords : gender-based violence; prevention; engaging men and boys; masculinities; humanitarian action; disasters; the Philippines;

    Abstract : Gender based violence (GBV) is a global public health issue and a major feature in humanitarian emergencies. However, the phenomenon is not inevitable and can be predicted and prevented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Post-genocide gender equality : Understanding the gender equality process within the political sphere after the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aleksandra Avramovic; Sanna Ringh; [2018]
    Keywords : Changing gender roles; Feminism; Political empowerment; Reconstruction; Rwanda  ;

    Abstract : Inspire by article 1 of the Human Rights Declaration, which states that every human is born free and equal, this thesis highlights gender equality and the process towards political empowerment, using the example of Rwanda. A country known for being one of the world’s leading countries regarding women’s representation in the parliament. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Political Effect of Female Terrorists: Do women become empowered when entering male dominated spheres?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Peldán Carlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Rebel Movements; Representation; Insurgency; Empowerment Mimicry; Female Rebels; Gender Equality;

    Abstract : This quantitative study aims to investigate mechanisms for female empowerment in the context of conflict by examining whether a female entry into armed rebel, insurgent and terrorist movements can lead to an increase of women represented in politics. Three different hypotheses for the relationship are set: that the effect is positive, that the effect is negative and that there is no effect at all. READ MORE