Essays about: "Women’s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the words Women’s rights.

  1. 1. The abolishment of the Lebanese marriage loophole – article 522. A qualitative social movement study that analyses and explores Lebanese women’s movement advocacy towards legislative changes and social change related to gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Donna Maria Maalouf; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : Globala studier; global studies;

    Abstract : In Lebanon, women have a long history of organizing and working towards equal legislationfor all, just as in other countries around the world. After several rounds of advocacy by actorsfrom the Lebanese women's movement, the gender-discriminating article 522 from the penalcode was abolished in the year 2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Our Bodies Are Territories Of Battle” - Experiences of Power and Resistance and the Role of The Body in The Struggle for Legalization of Abortion in Argentina

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Alice Hansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Abortion; Argentina; Embodiment; Power; Resistance; Women s social movement;

    Abstract : The denial of the access to abortion has been addressed as a human rights issue. This thesis is based on a MFS- study with the aim to investigate women’s experiences of power and resistance in the movement for legalization of abortion in Argentina. READ MORE

  3. 3. WOMAASHI (We press on): Communications and Activism in the Ada Songor Salt Women’s Association, Ghana

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Eibhlín Ní Chléirigh; [2019]
    Keywords : Activism; Women; Ghana; Land Rights; Solidarity; Social Movements;

    Abstract : The purpose of the project is to create a model for improved and expanded participation in an activist network, The Ada Songor Salt Women's Association (ASSWA) by enhancing communications. ASSWA is an organization of Brave Women (Yihi katseme) salt winners from the Songor lagoon area in south eastern Ghana. READ MORE

  4. 4. “It’s like we’ve always been walking behind men” : A qualitative study on how machismo and the Me Too- and feminist movements in Chile affect female broadcast journalists and their professional roles

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Gabriella Moussa Espinola; [2019]
    Keywords : Journalism; Chile; Me Too; Discrimination; Feminism; Hierarchy of Influences; Role Perception; Machismo;

    Abstract : Chile is one of the many countries in Latin America affected by machismo (Torres et al 2002, p. 163-164). In the year of 2017 the Me Too-movement sparked a fire in Chilean media and the feminist movement grew bigger and stronger. These movements affected many institutions, organizations and industries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migrant Women, Their Rights There and Here: a qualitative interview study regarding the perception of migrant women's access to rights at their country of origin and country of destination

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Natasha Daszak; [2019]
    Keywords : Migrant Women; Women Organisations; Women’s Rights; Narratives; Qualitative Interviews; Central Capabilities; Martha C. Nussbaum; Sweden; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on four interviews, two with individual migrant women and two with female representatives of Swedish women organisations. The purpose of the study is to; understand how the interviewed women perceive migrant women’s access to rights in Sweden and at their country of origin, with the help of Martha C. READ MORE