Essays about: "empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1033 essays containing the word empowerment.

  1. 1. A Path Towards Empowerment? : A study on the perceptions of Men and Masculinities within Microfinance Investment Funds

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Berming; [2024]
    Keywords : Microfinance; microfinance investment funds; gender; men and masculinities; empowerment models; hegemonic masculinities;

    Abstract : Feminist research as well as the growing field of ‘Men and Masculinities’ have identified how targeting women and excluding men from development initiatives could have unintended repercussions. As a common tool for development, microfinance is a fitting representation for this emphasis on women. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender-based violence in Yemen: An overview of Governmental and International actions : Examining gender-based violence in Yemen through Intersectionality and Horizontal Inequality and measures taken by relevant actors to address the situation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Paniz Khosrowshahi; Isabella Nilsson; [2024]
    Keywords : Conflict; Gender-based violence; Intersectionality; Horizontal inequality;

    Abstract : Yemen is a conflict ridden country facing humanitarian issues as well as high levels of inequality, both due to the conflict itself but also the patriarchal hierarchy and customs that elevates men above women. The population of Yemen faces inequality in more than one way, however this study will be focusing on the recurring gender-based violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fighting Stereotypes and Empowering Roma Youth through Participatory Film : A Case Study Based on a Participatory Film Project Conducted in the Roma Community in Glasgow, Scotland

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Katarzyna Dlugosz; [2024]
    Keywords : communication for development; participatory video; video for social change; Roma; young people; self-representation; stereotype; community; transformation; empowerment;

    Abstract : The Roma community has long been subjected to negative stereotypes and misrepresentations in the public sphere, leading to discrimination and prejudice. Roma youth in Glasgow, Scotland, supported by the Roma-led organisation Romano Lav, have taken an active role in challenging these negative portrayals through a participatory film project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mapping the Geography of Women's Fear: Exploring Risks, Safety, and Empowerment in Solo Travel Experiences

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomi, geografi, juridik och turism

    Author : Irene Burdisso; [2024]
    Keywords : female travellers; solo travellers; feminism; safety; risks;

    Abstract : This thesis explores women's travel experiences through the lens of feminist theories, focusing on women's safety during travel. It examines how gender norms and patriarchal system may affect women’s mobility and interactions with other cultures, all while being firmly rooted in a variety of feminist viewpoints. READ MORE

  5. 5. Local Entertainers in Cebu, Philippines Entertainment and Sex Work: The Struggle for Empowerment

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Judith Loyzaga Skoglund; [2023-12-18]
    Keywords : Philippines; entertainer; empowerment; pragmatism; stigmatization; sex worker; prostitution;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine why local women in Cebu, Philippines, chose to work as entertainers and sex workers. It will examine how their occupation affect their daily lives, in regard to their economy and their social relations with their families, colleagues and customers. READ MORE