Essays about: "Violence against women"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 147 essays containing the words Violence against women.

  1. 1. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. 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. The Necessity of a Broader Discussion on Domestic Violence - An European Legislative View : A legal analysis of the Directive 2012/29/EU, The European Convention on Human Rights, United Nations Declaration on Elimination of Violence against Women and the Istanbul Convention on Violence Against Women

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Lorrayne Tentoni; [2020]
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    Abstract : Domestic Violence and Gender Violence impact every society on many different layers, loss of capability of work, traumas, and economical losses are amongst the most talked issues. Domestic Violence is not exclusively a violence in which the perpetrator is a male and the victim is a female and they live as a married couple. READ MORE

  4. 4. Only the plaintiff’s story is not enough to make it true: A qualitative study of the Swedish judicial system’s assessments of rape cases

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Selldén; [2020]
    Keywords : Rape; violence against women; intersectionality; respectability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay explores how trustworthiness is created, established, and constructed in regard to women subjected to sexual violence, analysing significant features which may be decisive in court’s assessment of rape. The construction of the plaintiff’s trustworthiness and its impact on the legal process will be analysed in ten Swedish court cases about rape and through interviews with four women working in different women’s shelters. READ MORE

  5. 5. “IF WE HAVE THE SEX PURCHASE LAW, WE MUST BE PREPARED TO HELP” - How some of Sweden’s social services work with youths having sex for compensation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Klara Wefer; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to look into how some social workers in Sweden view their work with youths having sex for compensation with regards to the feminist ideas that the law on buying sex expresses. Swedish studies have shown that most of the youths having sex for compensation started when they were 13-14 years old. READ MORE