Essays about: "Humanitarian interventions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Humanitarian interventions.

  1. 1. Working with Hand, Head, and Heart : A feminist critical discourse analysis of ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economics’

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Julia Sundell; [2021]
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    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to gain more knowledge about the usage of the ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economic’ discourse in corporate-led women’s empowerment initiatives. This discourse can be understood as a vocabulary for discussing the business case for women’s empowerment which has diffused from development institutions to states, NGOs and corporations through a wide range of initiatives, policies, advertisement campaigns and development and humanitarian campaigns. READ MORE

  2. 2. Upholding the Humanitarian Principles in Conflict Areas – Challenges and Compromises: The Cases of Syria and Afghanistan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Yannick Meyer; Paula Richardson Jané; [2021]
    Keywords : Humanity; Neutrality; Impartiality; Independence; Remote Management; Risk Transfer; Donor-Dependency; Counter-Terrorism; Local Capacity; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years localising humanitarian aid has been a strategic direction for many humanitarian organisations to give local actors more ownership and make humanitarian interventions more efficient. Nevertheless, in conflict situations localising humanitarian aid can result in a series of dilemmas. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Matter out of place" : Humanitarianism and the construction of national identities: the cases of Palestinian and Sahrawi refugees

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : LETICIA ALVAREZ; [2021]
    Keywords : Refugeehood; humanitarianism; nationalism; neutrality; Palestine; Western Sahara; refugee camp;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the tension between humanitarianism and nationalism byfocusing on the Sahrawi and Palestinian refugee cases. These cases represent a challengeto both nationalism, which presupposes national identity as being congruent with theestablished political borders and rooted within their limits, and the claim of neutrality, asnot favoring any side in an armed conflict or dispute and bearing no national allegiance. READ MORE

  4. 4. Tackling the Silent Epidemic : Examining Safe Spaces as part of SGBV work in the Humanitarian response to Venezuela

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Filippa Dahlback; [2021]
    Keywords : SGBV; refugees; safe spaces; gender equality; empowerment; conflict theory; Venezuela;

    Abstract : Humanitarian interventions increasingly use safe spaces as part of their work on SGBV prevention, mitigation and response. Therefore, this thesis examines how safe spaces have affected refugee women in the regional response to the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. The method is a literature review analysing reports, news articles and guidelines. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Hasini Ransala Liyanage; [2021]
    Keywords : Conflict-Related Sexual Violence; International Tribunals; International Criminal Indictments; Deterrence; Conflict Actor;

    Abstract : CRSV is a tragic consequence of war. Armed actors abuse civilians to varied degrees in different strategic settings breaching international humanitarian laws. Towards this end, international legal interventions are a widely accepted response. READ MORE