Essays about: "women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1990 essays containing the word women.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. "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 : empowerment; Palestinian refugee women; 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

  3. 3. Health care providers’ experiences and prospects of providing family planning to adolescents in Kampala, Uganda. : A qualitative study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Tove Hedberg; Carl Voghera; [2017]
    Keywords : Family planning; counseling; adolescents; Uganda; education; Familjeplanering; rådgivning; ungdomar; Uganda; utbildning;

    Abstract : Background. Unsafe abortions are a prominent problem in low and middle income countries. These unsafe abortions can be prevented by decreasing unintended pregnancy. Few adolescents in Uganda use contraception methods even though knowledge of various contraceptives are almost universal among women. READ MORE

  4. 4. YOUNG WOMEN’S PERSPECTIVE OF THE WELFARE SYSTEM IN SWEDEN

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Isabelle Drakenblad; [2017]
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    Abstract : This paper describes and defines what Sweden the welfare state is and the function and vital goals of the welfare, which is to the welfare state reallocates life chances as well as resources it regulates risks stemming from market dependency. Through social insurance that safeguards against market dependency and through financing and delivery of public welfare services the welfare policies change the relation between class, resources and risk. READ MORE

  5. 5. Love as Seen in selected poems of  Robert Browning

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Jihad Khalil; [2017]
    Keywords : Victorian age; Browning; Love; Victorian Female;

    Abstract : This study explores the concept of love in some of Browning`s poems during the Victorian era in which he tried to discuss love from his own perspective. Thus the study explains the concept of love which has been a main theme in some of Browning`s poems. My study will illustrate using the feminist theory. READ MORE