Essays about: "Women’s Political Participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words Women’s Political Participation.

  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Womenomics" : The Political and Economic Policies for Women's Emancipation?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lipikar Narayaem Lindman; [2018]
    Keywords : Womenomics; Liberal feminism; Confucianism; women s role; Shinzo Abe;

    Abstract : Although there has been substantial progress toward gender equality, great disparities still persist. Across the globe, women face widespread gender gaps in the division of household responsibilities, economic resources, limited access to educational opportunities, and legal and political barriers to political power. READ MORE

  3. 3. Post-genocide gender equality : Understanding the gender equality process within the political sphere after the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aleksandra Avramovic; Sanna Ringh; [2018]
    Keywords : Changing gender roles; Feminism; Political empowerment; Reconstruction; Rwanda  ;

    Abstract : Inspire by article 1 of the Human Rights Declaration, which states that every human is born free and equal, this thesis highlights gender equality and the process towards political empowerment, using the example of Rwanda. A country known for being one of the world’s leading countries regarding women’s representation in the parliament. READ MORE

  4. 4. women and peacebuilding : The conditions that enhance women's participation in peacebuilding process within international efforts

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

    Author : Sireh Jabang; [2016]
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    Abstract : Women’s participation in a post-conflict peace process has been given an important role. Some scholars justify women’s participation using a functional claim while others simply use a right-based claim. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finding The Women's Voice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Sandra Komuhiimbo; [2016]
    Keywords : Gender; Feminism; Media; Radio; Women s Radio; Voice; Women s Voice; Civic Engagement; Women s Movement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women,” Kofi Annan (UN News Center, 2005). The empowerment of women takes different forms such as pursuit of education, participation in political activities and representation in leadership, equal employment opportunities and wages, access to health care and ability to make decisions on personal reproductive health, economic bargaining and decision making power and access to all public social services among others. READ MORE