Essays about: "Women’s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the words Women’s rights.

  1. 1. Kinship-Based Control of Female Sexuality and Reproduction:Case Study of Virginity Testing in Tajikistan : A Normative Proposal of How to Reconcile the Global and the Local

    University essay from

    Author : Jozefin Szász; [2021]
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    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to propose a normative approach to women's rights by the reconciliation of the global and the local, to demonstrate the interconnectedness of different levels of analysis. Through investigating the social and political context of Tajikistan, including two illustrative cases of virginity testing, a single case study of virginity testing is conducted. 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 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

  4. 4. Legal Boundaries : Women's Reproductive Self-determination Rights Versus Fetus's Right to Life. – An Analysis on Georgia Fetal Heartbeat Bill. (H.B.481)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Victor Dike Wokekoro; [2021]
    Keywords : Women s reproductive self-determination rights; fetus s right to life; Georgia fetal heartbeat bill H.B.481 ; Pro-choice; Pro-life.;

    Abstract : Through the fetal heartbeat House-Bill-481, Georgia (U.S) has taken a Pro-life stance on the constitutionally enshrined women's reproductive self-determination rights versus the proposed fetus's right to life by banning abortion after six weeks of gestation. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Hunnao” : a glimpse into Chinese patriarchy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Zekai Lu; [2021]
    Keywords : hunnao 婚闹 ; patriarchy; women s rights; CHINANEWS.COM 中国 新闻网 ; Weibo; China; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : "Hunnao"(婚闹) emerged in China during the pre-Qin period (221 B.C.) and has evolved ever since as a distinctive Chinese wedding tradition. It is a form of wedding entertainment retained by Chinese folk since ancient times. READ MORE