Essays about: "empowerment"

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  1. 1. Is education a determinant of women’s decision-making power within the household? A case study of an educational reform in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ida Villemo Karnström; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Kenya; Educational reform; Empowerment; Decision-making power;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. WOMEN & DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB WORLD A Field Study on Women’s Political Participation in Post-revolution Egypt

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sandra Jaballah; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : Autocracy; Egypt; Democracy; Political Transition; Political Stability; Tunisia; UNSCR 1325; Women; Peace; and Security; Women’s Political Participation;

    Abstract : Among the countries involved in the 2011 Arab revolution, Egypt and Tunisia are considered to have developed the most. However, Tunisia is the only country recognised as having undergone asuccessful democratic transition, whilst the transition in Egypt has been unstable and not asprosperous. READ MORE

  3. 3. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing Norms about Life Skills and Sexuality Education through Empowerment: A study of public secondary life skills teachers’ experiences and perceptions in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jenny Fristrand; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : formal sexuality education; Zanzibar; Teachers; Life skills; Empowerment; Human Rights; Norm changing;

    Abstract : Formal life skills education, including topics related to sexuality, was developed in the1990s to prevent HIV/AIDS as well as a method to strengthen ‘good’ behaviours amongstudents in schools. In Zanzibar, life skills education interventions have duplicated inrecent years. READ MORE

  5. 5. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE