Essays about: "female education"

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  1. 1. Not just a kvinnofråga A content analysis of Swedish press portrayals of men & #MeToo

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Elissa Shaw; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : #MeToo; content analysis; media framing; masculinities; gender portrayal;

    Abstract : With its sudden outbreak in October 2017, the anti-harassment movement #MeToo quickly created avast, worldwide impact on social media, in the traditional press as well as in everyday lives. In Swedenespecially, a country with a long history in fighting for gender equality, women in their thousandsshared their stories of sexual harassment and came together both as individuals and as occupationalgroups to raise a collective voice. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluating how intensive Information and Communication Technology courses can help bridge the Gender Digital Divide

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Zoë Wyon; Sofia Sundbom; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender Digital Divide; Information and Communication Technology; Evaluation; Evaluation Framework; Tanzania; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Inclusion in the digital society can lead to improved communication and access to information which increases informed decision making and productivity for individuals and businesses. In turn, this has a positive effect on the socio-economic development of a country. READ MORE

  3. 3. The dangerous path to school and empowerment: a case study investigating the difficulties of empowerment in education for girls in West Kalungu County District, Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Hay; [2019]
    Keywords : Girls’ education; Uganda; Empowerment; qualitative case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Getting girls to go to and ​stay​ in school is a worldwide issue - predominantly in the global south where it is a particular problem in Sub-saharan Africa where poverty is particularly high. This issue is also one of gender, as the majority of children who do not have access/go to school are female. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Labor Supply and Earnings Inequality Under Skill-Biased Technological Change

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jörn Onken; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Labor Supply; Skill-Biased Technological Change; Earnings Inequality; Family Economics; Aggregate Productivity;

    Abstract : The gender education gap has reversed, women today account for the majority of college graduates. At the same time, skill-biased technological change strongly rewards highly-educated workers through the increased skill premium. In this thesis, I analyze the implications of combining these two facts through a heterogeneous agent model using U.S. READ MORE

  5. 5. Factors associated with illegal drug use in South Africa: A qualitative literature review

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Rummage Isaac; [2019]
    Keywords : Criminology; Illegal drug use; South Africa.;

    Abstract : Abstract This study provides a comprehensive literature review of the recent peer-review and journal articles pertaining to illegal drug use in South Africa. Potential articles pertaining to South African illicit drug use published between 1994 and April 2019 were identified through an exhaustive literature pursuit. READ MORE