Essays about: "female education"

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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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Managerial representation: Are Women Better Off in the Public or the Private Sector? : A quantitative study of gender inequality in managerial authority in the Swedish welfare state service industries

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Linnea Claésson; [2019]
    Keywords : Managerial authority; gender gap; Sweden; public sector; private sector;

    Abstract : In recent decades, Sweden has seen a rapid increase in the share of health care, education and social care that is delivered by privately-owned companies. Such privatisation of welfare state services has by some of its advocators been viewed as a means to enhance gender equality in labour market outcomes; one of them being access to managerial positions. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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