Essays about: "civil society"

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    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Louise Helen Elisabeth Nilsson; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : human rights defenders; protections; security; attacks;

    Abstract : The efforts of human rights defenders play a crucial part in advancing human rights around the world. For these efforts, many defenders are at risk. In light of many attacks in recent years, it is clear that defenders are not as safe as they need to be. READ MORE

  2. 2. Necesitamos vivas a nuestras hijas [We need our daughters alive]: Tensions to the functioning of the human rights mechanism of AVGM - the role of civil society and impact of societal accountability in its activation - in the state of Ciudad de México

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amanda Jäverfelt; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study explores critical perspectives on the functioning of the mechanism of Alerta de Violencia de Género Contra Las Mujeres, a legal-institutional mechanism on the prevention and elimination of feminicidal violence in México. The study uses a case study of the Mexican state of Ciudad de México, and explores the functioning of the mechanism in relation to societal accountability, and rights consciousness as a means for participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Individers användning av socialt kapital i den kollektiva utvecklingen av lokalsamhällen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Frans Elf; [2022]
    Keywords : lokalsamhälle; lokal utveckling; socialt kapital; landsbygdsutveckling;

    Abstract : Syftet med den här studien är att undersöka betydelsen av kompetenserna hos ledande representanter inom civilsamhället i Sverige och deras möjligheter att omsätta sina kompetenser till utveckling för sina lokalsamhällen. Studien har genomförts med en kvalitativ ansats där intervjuer med representanter från föreningar som arbetar med att utveckla sina lokalsamhällen på landsbygden har utgjort grunden för insamlandet av empiri. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the non-removal of §219a of the German penal code : A process tracing study of the power struggle over abortion regulation in a confessional/secular government coalition

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Svensson; [2022]
    Keywords : Feminist institutionalism; Germany; coalition government; SPD; CDU CSU; Union; abortion law; feminist policy change; policy failure; abtreibung; §219a;

    Abstract : In 2017 an old law recirculated in Germany which illegalized doctors from informing about abortion other than verbally in person. According to previous research on feminist policy change, a removal (liberalization), of the law hinges on: the presence of an autonomous feminist organization, if civil society, norms and a political majority supports the removal. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Green New Deal from the City Up

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lauren Brianna Sellers; [2022]
    Keywords : Green New Deal; Institutional Capacity Building; Community Wealth Building; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Green New Deal (GND) is an idea that has mobilised civil society in the United Kingdom (UK), leading to calls for a publicly led transformation of society away from fossil fuels. Despite the widespread support for a GND in the UK, government action at the national level remains stagnant. READ MORE