Essays about: "Gender Equality"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 677 essays containing the words Gender Equality.

  1. 11. Viewing Post-Conflict Gender Equality Through a Vulnerability Lens

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Laura Donati; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; humanitarian emergency; crisis; natural disaster; post-conflict phase; policy analysis; women empowerment;

    Abstract : Natural disasters and conflicts are not gender neutral. They have a different impact on women, girls, boys and men, deepening and intensifying already existing, socially constructed, cultural norms and gender roles. READ MORE

  2. 12. Voices of South African Women : A qualitative research study on gender equality work as experienced by women in South African corporations

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Ebba Persson; Josefin Svensson; [2020]
    Keywords : Women; South Africa; Gender Equaliy; Inequality; Motherhood; Organizational culture; Society structures; Experiences; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : Problem statement: How do South African women experience the current gender equality work in their workplace and how does it affect their working conditions? Purpose: The purpose of our study is to contribute to an understanding of how South African women are experiencing gender equality work in their workplace and how this is affecting their working conditions. The aim is to find personal experiences of working women in South Africa of how gender equality work is being experienced on an individual level. READ MORE

  3. 13. Uneven Playing Field: Understanding Abiy Ahmed Manipulation of Democracy in Ethiopia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Henrik Bratt; [2020]
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    Abstract : This study seeks to investigate how prime minister Abiy Ahmed have affected democracy in Ethiopia since he assumed office in April 2018. Ethiopia is a hybrid regime identified with having both democratic and autocratic elements and the country have been internationally acknowledged for its recent democratic progress. READ MORE

  4. 14. The Last Working Time Reduction - Lessons from the statutory working time reductions in Sweden and Norway 1969-1980

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Sällström; [2020]
    Keywords : statutory working time reduction; working hours; work-sharing reform; employment; female employment; workplace injuries.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Statutory standard weekly working time reductions (SWRs) have been associated with a number of positive effects. Some of which include work-sharing, increased gender equality, and fewer workplace injuries. READ MORE

  5. 15. Examining Discourses of Women in Ground Close Combat : How the potential for gender equality in the British Armed Forces has been limited by the construction of gender differences.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Amelia Pulvertaft; [2020]
    Keywords : Military masculinities; male dominated organisations; British Armed Forces; Armed Forces; gender equality; female inclusion; homosociality; cohesion; women;

    Abstract : In 1997, 70% of British Armed Forces roles were opened to women. Women were still excluded from ground close combat (GCC) roles, where the primary purpose is to close in on and kill the enemy at short range, usually under 30 metres, using weaponry or hand to hand combat. READ MORE