Essays about: "Reproductive Rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the words Reproductive Rights.

  1. 1. (RE)INSTALLING THE PATRIARCHAL SOCIETAL STRUCTURE A discourse analysis of the current attempts of prohibiting abortion in the state of Ohio

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Söderqvist; [2021-04-16]
    Keywords : Abortion; Backlash; Power; Hegemonic intervention; United States; Roe v. Wade; Reproductive rights; Pro-choice; Pro-life;

    Abstract : Abortion is a highly debated topic, it has created a polarization between the ideologies of prochoice, the right to freely make your own choices, and pro-life, that all life has the right to be preserved. In the United States this debate is especially prominent, even though abortion is a right due to the Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade. READ MORE

  2. 2. Representation and its importance for women's sexual and reproductive health and rights : Does the proportion of women in national parliaments matter for the extent to which legislation and policy guarantee women's sexual and reproductive health and rights?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alicia Lindeborg; [2021]
    Keywords : Women s representation; SRHR; Sexual and reproductive health and rights; legislation; policy;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to investigate if the proportion of women in the national parliament correlates with the extent to which national laws and policies guarantee women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. By conducting a cross-national comparison, this thesis contributes to the existing literature by offering an analysis of the relationship, utilizing a comprehensive measurement of states national legal and regulatory framework relating to women's sexual and reproductive health and rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Puzzling Resonance Of Political Homophobia : A case study exploring the relationship between framing and institutions involved in the elite driven anti-LGBTQ campaign in today’s Poland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Maria Löwdin; [2021]
    Keywords : Political Homophobia; Opposition to gender equality; Populism; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights; Poland; Frame analysis; Institutional analysis;

    Abstract : Although the world has experienced great progress in the area of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), the contemporary transnational turn towards nationalist, right-wing and populist politics has generated a backlash, primarily affecting women and members of the LGBTQ-community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning). Yet, opposition to gender and sexual equality, particularly in the European context, is undertheorized. READ MORE

  4. 4. "They don't exactly talk about it in school": A field study about the effects of family planning programs on university students in Equatorial Guinea

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Carolina Jeppsson; [2020-06-18]
    Keywords : family planning; sexual and reproductive health; human rights; adolescent; population growth;

    Abstract : Family planning help individuals achieve their right to health and strengthen their independence. Despite effort to increase access to family planning methods worldwide, less than half of the demand for safe family planning method was met. READ MORE

  5. 5. “They are being made into like baby-making machines” : a study of the impact of gender structures and norms on family planning for Xhosa women in rural Zithulele, 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 : Hannah Hölscher; [2020]
    Keywords : gender norms; gender roles; family planning; South Africa; rural; sexual health and reproductive rights; structural determinants of health; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women in rural areas of South Africa battle with many structural issues, including unemployment, education and accessibility to health services, greatly delimiting family planning. However, socially constructed and internalized gender norms pose an additional and potentially greater barrier to family planning in traditional and patriarchal settings. READ MORE