Essays about: "Gender Equality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 647 essays containing the words Gender Equality.

  1. 1. Advocates for change. A qualitative study about Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Emmy Lund; Lova Nylén; [2020-06-02]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; reflections; attitudes; social work students; Rwanda; East Africa;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality. This aim was achieved through qualitative, semi-structured, phone interviews with six Rwandan social work students. The interviews were later transcribed, and the data was analysed through a thematic analysis method. READ MORE

  2. 2. ARE WOMEN LEADERS OF NATURE? - a quantitative study on the effect of women’s political representation on environmental politics in European countries.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rebecca Hillman; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : women’s political representation; environmental politics; gender differences; climate change legislation; environmental agreements; greenhouse gas emissions;

    Abstract : Environmental politics is becoming an increasingly important field because of severe issues like climate change. Research has argued that women care more for the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  5. 5. The myths and hazardous life of asphalt labourer : A pre-study on work environment and gender equality in the asphalt paving industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Pipar Julia Bahri; [2020]
    Keywords : Asphalt; road construction; male-dominated industries; safety work; gender equality; microwave heater; attractive workplace; Asfalt; vägarbete; mansdominerade industrier; säkerhetsarbete; jämställdhet; mikrovågsvärmare; attraktiva arbetsplatser;

    Abstract : Road construction work is often regarded to be a dirty and strenuous job. The asphalt paving industry is male-dominated with a low percentage of women. This master thesis is part of Human Work Sciences at Luleå University of Technology's participation in the SMMART (Swedish Magnetite Microwave Asphalt Road Technology) project. READ MORE