Essays about: "Female Empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 essays containing the words Female Empowerment.

  1. 1. Economic Empowerment: Protection or Risk? : - A quantitative study on economic empowerment and intimate partner violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Signe Wiktorsson; [2022]
    Keywords : violence against women; intimate partner violence; IPV; intimate partner violence against women; IPVAW; economic empowerment; marital dependency theory; relative resource theory;

    Abstract : Violence against women is an issue faced by women all over the world. Violence conducted by a partner or husband is the most common form of violence that women are targeted by. Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation as well as a major global health issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sorry to Burst Your Bubble : An analysis on how content by @thegirlslikeme organize resistance against anti-feminist narratives through humor and wellness fuelling participation in Nigerian feminist discourse on Instagram

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Joan Ilebode; [2022]
    Keywords : feminism; memes; Instagram; humor; wellness; oppression; Nigeria; social media;

    Abstract : In this study, I look at the content and interpretation of posts by a feminist meme account on Instagram called @thegirlslikeme, from the perspective of a sample size of Nigerian female followers through a focus group discussion, along with a visual social semiotic analysis of the posts. This study set out to answer three research questions:  i) How do the posts on TGLM use humor and wellness to portray feminism?  ii) How is the content on TGLM challenging antifeminist narratives in a Nigerian context? And finally,  iii) How do the Nigerian followers relate to the brand of feminism represented on TGLM? The theoretical approaches theories employed to help think through the data gathered in form of thematic blocks from the interview, and the textual and visual content are participatory culture, work of representation, and filter bubbles and echo chambers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Do I Make You Horny Baby? - A musicological analysis of current sexual music made by women in relation to contemporary feminism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för musikvetenskap

    Author : Marie Nemark; [2022]
    Keywords : sexual music; popular music; feminism; female empowerment; self objectification; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : In this study I examine current sexual music, made by women. I focus on songs made and/ or performed by contemporary female artists working in genres - such as hip-hop, pop and R&B - that fall under the umbrella term popular music. READ MORE

  4. 4. WOMEN’S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PERSPECTIVE. A Quantitative Large-N Study of ODA Recipient Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ana Japaridze; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : international assistance; bilateral aid; DAC donors; women’s political empowerment;

    Abstract : Promoting gender equality and closing the persisting gender gap is critical for achieving wide-ranging global objectives and sustainable development for all. One of the key domains in achieving gender equality is women’s political empowerment, which shows the least and slowest progress among all domains, even within the European Union. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female Empowerment through Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; Ellen Kyhle; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Village Savings and Loan Associations; VSLA; Microfinance; Vi Agroforestry; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The village-based microfinance approach Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) has been implemented in developing countries for three decades, and is found to be an effective tool in alleviating poverty and facilitating access to financial services in rural areas.  This study, done in collaboration with Vi Agroforestry, aimed to investigate the impact of VSLA activities on female empowerment in Rwanda, and more specifically, how women's access to and control over assets have been affected by VSLA participation. READ MORE