Essays about: "Intersectionality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 217 essays containing the word Intersectionality.

  1. 1. Homeless women´s emergency housing situation in the city of Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap

    Author : Emelie Ekbrand; [2020-08-18]
    Keywords : Women; Homeless; Vulnerability; Emergency Accommodation;

    Abstract : The aim with this study is to gain an insight into how homeless women, who already are avulnerable group in the society, experience an even more vulnerable environment when anemergency accommodation only for women relocated and became part of an emergencyaccommodation where both men and women live. In order to fulfil the purpose two questionswere the core of my material: How do the women get affected in a practical sense, whenmoved from a separate women’s emergency accommodation and become part of anemergency accommodation where both men and women live?; What are these women’sfeelings and perceptions of living close to a gender mixed accommodation?This essay consists of interviews with five women who lives in an emergency accommodationin Gothenburg county. READ MORE

  2. 2. Free Trade Agreements and Gender (In)Equality: The Possible Gendered Consequences of the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Nilsson; [2020-08-07]
    Keywords : Free Trade Agreements; Sustainability Impact Assessments; Mercosur; European Union; Gender Equality; Gender Mainstreaming; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : The newly negotiated Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) andMercosur has provoked both political and public controversy. Gender equality is one of thecore values of the EU, and a prerequisite for a sustainable development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Veganism through an intersectional lens:A study on racial perspectives in the Swedish vegan community

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Rosita Lindgren; [2020-07-07]
    Keywords : veganism; the vegan community; whiteness; privilege; vegans of color; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; representation; Sweden;

    Abstract : During the past decade, veganism has increased in the global North. In current debates in theU.S., the vegan community has been accused of being a white, privileged lifestyle movementthat reinforces neoliberal attitudes and colonial influences of universalism, color blindness,and capitalist consumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. #Blessed : the blesser phenomenon : transactional sex and intergenerational relationships in urban South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Joanne Palfreman; [2020]
    Keywords : blessees; blessers; sexual and reproductive health and rights; South Africa; transactional sex; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Relationships between women and typically older men for gifts and money in exchange for sex in South Africa are common, and known as blesser relationships. Their increasing acceptability and accessibility has been linked to negative sexual and reproductive health outcomes among young black African women. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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