Essays about: "Gender based violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 135 essays containing the words Gender based violence.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence : -A Minor Field Study on women and girls with disabilities in Cape Town, South Africa.

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Felicia Häggstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Disability; Sexual Violence; Vulnerability; South Africa;

    Abstract : To live a life protected from exploitation, violence, and abuse is a fundamental human right. However, this seems to be a difficult human right to fulfill, at least for women and girls living with disabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. “No Honor in Honor Killings” Critical Discourse Analysis of the responses in social media to ‘Honor’ related killings events via Hashtag activism in the Arab-speaking region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lina Alkowatly; [2020]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Hashtag Activism; Twitter; Honor crimes; Honor killings; Activism; Gender-based violence;

    Abstract : The patriarchal societies in the MENA region have their entire social framework around the protection and regulation of female sexuality. The woman’s male relatives have to make sure that her honor is under their control and fulfills the patriarchal family demands. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women's Role in Preventing Electoral Violence - A Study on the Impact of Women’s Situation Room on Electoral Violence in Nigeria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alma Molin Aziegbe; [2020]
    Keywords : Electoral violence; Nigeria; Women; Peace and Security; Gender-based violence; Women’s Situation Room; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the Women’s Situation Room Nigeria, a women-led project aimed to prevent electoral violence and increase women’s participation in elections. The aim of this study is to see what kind of impact this project has had on electoral violence in Nigeria. READ MORE

  5. 5. “If you agree to have a sugar daddy, isn’t it logical that you’ll get yourself chopped into pieces?” A socio-anthropological study of anti-feminist rhetoric on Russian-speaking Internet platforms in cases related to gender-based violence.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Isobel Soldatova; [2020]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; gender-based violence; Russian-speaking Internet; post-Soviet; digital ethnography; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The following paper is a socio-anthropological study of the anti-feminist and victim-blaming rhetoric that characterizes debates about cases related to gender-based violence on Russian-speaking Internet platforms. The study approaches the topic with two main questions in mind, namely: what are the common arguments of victim-blaming on Russian-speaking Internet platforms? How does the anti-feminist rhetoric on Russian-speaking Internet platforms relate to the cultural and socio-historic context of post-Soviet reality? The study used the renowned cases of the Khachaturian sisters and the Anastasia Yeshchenko murder as points of departure for data-collection as they created intense online discussions on Russian-speaking platforms. READ MORE