Essays about: "accessibility of rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words accessibility of rights.

  1. 1. “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

  2. 2. #Blessed : the blesser phenomenon : transactional sex and intergenerational relationships in urban 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 : Joanne Palfreman; [2020]
    Keywords : blessees; blessers; sexual and reproductive health and rights; South Africa; transactional sex; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Relationships between women and typically older men for gifts and money in exchange for sex in South Africa are common, and known as blesser relationships. Their increasing acceptability and accessibility has been linked to negative sexual and reproductive health outcomes among young black African women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pharmaceutical Patent in the Dock oh Human Rights: A Conflict with Right to Access Medicine.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kalpana Pratihar; [2020]
    Keywords : Pharmaceutical Patents; conflict to access medicine.;

    Abstract : Intellectual property laws bestow a time bound individual right to a right holder, which after a certain period dissolves into the society for the betterment of all. In theory it is meant to be a win-win situation for both individuals and the society but in practice it is not so. READ MORE

  4. 4. “I will never go back”: a thematic content analysis of Zimbabwean disabled women's sexual and reproductive rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Lodenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Compulsory able-bodiedness; Disability; Normate; Othering; Women; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : This thesis is a thematic content analysis, looking at how compulsory able-bodiedness affects Zimbabwean disabled women’s ability to practice their reproductive- and sexual rights. Zimbabwe is an optimal case to apply this study in, due to its contradictory legislation and high amounts of human rights violations. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effects of NAWOU’s Gender Training Programmes : A case study in central and north Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Kristin Boman; Alida Walfridsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Uganda; gender training; knowledge sharing; women empowerment; equality;

    Abstract : This report investigates how and to what extent knowledge sharing through the NAWOU gender training programmes empower the members, in the central and north region of Uganda, together with examining the members’ experiences from the programmes. Through observations, interviews and a survey during a qualitative case study in Uganda empirical data was collected and by using thematic analysis the data was analysed. READ MORE