Essays about: "Caste System"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words Caste System.

  1. 1. The Women of India : Women's rights violations through a perspective of human rights and gender approaches

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Hetal Purohit; [2022]
    Keywords : India; Gender studies; Human Rights; Women; the caste system; the justice system; sexual violence; marriage; education;

    Abstract : This essay is a qualitative case study and aims to research how women's human rights are being violated in India according to the rights presented in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights between 2018 and 2021 and how this affects the female population based on gender approaches. The research questions this essay will attempt to answer are, how are women's human rights being violated, and how does it affect the women in India? How does gender affect Indian society and the female population? The theories used in the research are gender studies and The Universal Declaration on Human Rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers to education among Dalit girls: accessibility of educational opportunities in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Neeti Pradhan; [2021]
    Keywords : Dalit; Inequality; Poverty; Education; Barrier; Socio-cultural norms; Discrimination; caste system; awareness; household; self-internalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unequal access to education still remains a major problem especially in developing countries such as Nepal. The caste system in Nepal creates a hierarchy of social groups which has resulted in unequal power distribution and unequal access to resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Observed hydro-climatic trends and local perceptions of water availability: a mixed-methods study in Marsyandi river basin, Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Ekström; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; ETCCDI; climate indices; RHESSys; Himalaya; socio-hydrology; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the central Himalayas, water dynamics are expected to change due to multiple factors like climate change, hydro power development and shifting land use practices. This thesis looks at possible changes in water dynamics in Marsyandi river basin, Nepal, as well as causes to those changes and how they are perceived locally. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power dynamics and the construction of social categories among matchubes and rimbeh in Nokuta village, The Gambia – A qualitative case study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Isabella Sjölander Thunberg; [2019]
    Keywords : social stratification caste; matchube; dimo rimbeh; social categories; categories of difference; descent-based discrimination; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Like many other West African countries, The Gambia faces challenges regarding discrimination based on descent, which relates to the inherited disadvantage of being born into a specific group (RADDHO & IDSN, 2012). This sociological case study has the analytical purpose of discussing the case of social stratification and descent-based discrimination in the Fulani village of Nokuta in The Gambia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dalit Literature and Experience A Journey towards Empathy : Character portrayals in short stories of Jayprakash Kardam and Ajay Navaria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för lingvistik och filologi

    Author : David Dymén; [2019]
    Keywords : Dalit; Dalit Literature; Dalit Consciousness; change of heart; experience; empathy; sympathy; caste-system in India; casteism; short story; character analysis; Jayprakash Kardam; Ajay Navaria; Hindi literature; Dalit cetnā; hṛday parivartan; anubhūti; samānubhūti; sahānubhūti;

    Abstract : During the last decades, a Hindi Dalit literary movement has emerged in North India. This essay is a study and comparison on character portrayals in short stories by two authors from this movement, Jayprakash Kardam and Ajay Navaria. READ MORE