Essays about: "Gender Equality"

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  1. 1. GENDERS IN EUROPE: A qualitative study on the construction of gender-neutral language - Sweden as an example

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Nilsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : Gender-neutral language; Gender Identity; Hen; Non-binary; Pronouns; Healthcare; European Union; Sweden;

    Abstract : The visibility of individuals who advocate for and identify with genders outside the genderbinary has risen during recent years, but these individuals still face discrimination in many ways. With regard to this the European Commission launched a strategy in 2020 with focus on equal rights for LGBTIQ individuals with an indication that healthcare and gender-inclusive language are pivotal areas for strengthening equality and representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. The gender equal country’s glass ceiling

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hanna Lindblom; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Female Entrepreneurship; New Venture Creation; Hindrances; Sweden; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this research is to explore why female entrepreneurs, despite the equality that exists in Sweden, engage less in entrepreneurship compared to male entrepreneurs. The study is inductive and conducted through a qualitative approach with 6 case studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender diversity in practice : A study on stakeholder perception of gender quotas and challenges in the workplace

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Fanny Aronsson; Ellen Frykberg; [2022]
    Keywords : HRM; Diversity Management; Stakeholder Perception; Gender Quotas; Gender Challenges; Follow-up;

    Abstract : RQ1: What diversity management practices facilitate gender representation in the workplace? RQ2: Which challenges arise when implementing gender quotas into the work environment?  Purpose: The impact of this research is twofold: it will address a knowledge gap in the academic literature on gender challenges, gender quota application and follow-up in business, as well as contribute to research on practice-based diversity and quotaring. Additionally, this study will have an impact on how issues like this are handled in practice. READ MORE

  5. 5. International Involvement to Reduce Gender Based Violence : An Intersectional Feminist Analysis of Post-Conflict Colombia 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Felicita Margot Obi; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender based violence; International non-governmental organisations; Intersectional feminist theory; Post-conflict Colombia;

    Abstract : International non-governmental organisations (INGOs) play an important role in tackling gender based violence in many countries. Hundreds of reports have been written and thousands of recommendations made. Yet, rates of gender based violence are known to increase during conflict and post-conflict. READ MORE