Essays about: "Myanmar​"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the word Myanmar​.

  1. 1. The Narrative of Women's Empowerment - A narrative analysis of the global versusthe local narrative of Women’s Empowerment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Julia Dellnäs; [2021]
    Keywords : Narrative; Empowerment; Feminism; NGOs; Myanmar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Empowerment, and particularly women’s empowerment, has become a catchphrase in the development industry over the past decades. The concept of women’s empowerment was developed by critical feminists largely originated in the West, which has raised several questions about how women’s empowerment translates across different cultures and contexts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ambiguous Agency : Care and Silence in Women’s Everyday Peacebuilding in Myanmar

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnéa Blomqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; Peace; Myanmar Burma; Everyday Peace; Gendered Peace Gap; Silence; Care; Agency; Post-war Transformation;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the gendered dynamics of everyday peace through analysing women’s experience of peace and peacebuilding in Kayah (Karenni) state in Myanmar. I argue that everyday peace cannot be detached from rigid gender hierarchies and persistent power dynamics and that analytic attention needs to be paid to women’s, often neglected, contribution to everyday peacebuilding. READ MORE

  3. 3. One situation for two Courts - A thesis about the legal proceedings regarding the Rohingya crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Tommy Nieminen; [2020]
    Keywords : public international law; international law; human rights; Rohingya; ICC; ICJ; UNSC; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In August 2017, a deadly crackdown by Myanmar’s army on Rohingya Muslims sent hundreds of thousands fleeing across the border into Bangladesh. The situation in Myanmar has escalated over the last few years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sanctioning the sanctioned : A postcolonial perspective on the sanctions paradox

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Refka Hashim; [2020]
    Keywords : Economic Sanctions; Democracy; Human Rights; Imperialism; Postcolonialism; International law.;

    Abstract : The aim of this is to develop a theoretical framework for addressing the usage and effects of economic sanctions, through a postcolonial perspective on the human rights discourse, by examining how economic sanctions can be legitimized even though proven to be ineffective and harmful to civilians. The main theoretical framework is based on a postcolonial perspective on the human rights discourse and how it relates to liberalism, imperialism and international law - to further understand the role that economic sanctions has. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promoting women’s empowerment through access to electricity : a case study of the mini-grid project in a rural village in Myanmar

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

    Author : Soon Yeob Lee; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy; Electricity; Gender Equality; Empowerment; Gender Needs; Mini-grid; NEP; Myanmar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Men and women have different energy needs, and the lack of access to electricity could be negatively affecting women more than men by reason of women’s typical gender norms in a society. However, previous studies and projects’ approach rarely recognize the gender dimension on energy. READ MORE