Essays about: "challenges of women"

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  1. 1. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. THE REALITIES OF SUBURBAN FEMINISM : A study of feminism in the suburbs of Gothenburg among the immigrant communities.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Abdullahi Omar; [2019]
    Keywords : feminism; Intersectionality; Liberal feminism; postfeminism; suburban feminism; respondents; cultural shock; suburbs; Gothenburg.;

    Abstract : This study on feminism is a study aimed at understanding a reality within feminism (suburban feminism) in the suburbs of Gothenburg and the underlying factors that contribute to the emergence of this new phenomenon, and why women in the suburbs relate to as an alternative social tool in the quest for better social standings. The research was focused on the 2 major issues and they were (1) the effect of intersectionality on feminism in the suburbs and (2), the effect of internal factors like culture and religion on feminism in the suburbs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Foundation for Media Alternatives -A qualitative study of women empowerment through ICT -

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Victoria Englund; [2019]
    Keywords : ICT; Development; Women Empowerment; Foundation for Media Alternatives; the Philippines; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : In recent years ICT has gotten sustained interest in which it’s seen as a tool for development andsocial transformation. There have been a rise of ICT4D (ICT for development) initiatives in theinternational arena. READ MORE

  4. 4. Digital gender divide and empowering women in the digital age : A critical approach in Iranian society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Behshid Hosami; [2019]
    Keywords : Developing countries; Iran; digital gender divide; technology; Internet and ICTs; education; cultural norms; women’s role;

    Abstract : Gender plays an important role in access to the ICTs and Internet. Even when both genders have almost equal access to the ICTs and online services, or similar literacy rates, women have a lower rate in technology related education, employment, income, and in social activities than men. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implications of teenage pregnancy and motherhood for girls’ educational opportunities - A case study in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Caroline Björkdahl; [2018]
    Keywords : teenage pregnancy; education; empowerment; inclusive development; Sierra Leone; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sierra Leone struggles with one of the world’s highest rates of teenage pregnancy. Reducing the rate of teenage pregnancy and ensuring access to education for all are key to achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls. READ MORE