Essays about: "female inclusion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words female inclusion.

  1. 1. Examining Discourses of Women in Ground Close Combat : How the potential for gender equality in the British Armed Forces has been limited by the construction of gender differences.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Amelia Pulvertaft; [2020]
    Keywords : Military masculinities; male dominated organisations; British Armed Forces; Armed Forces; gender equality; female inclusion; homosociality; cohesion; women;

    Abstract : In 1997, 70% of British Armed Forces roles were opened to women. Women were still excluded from ground close combat (GCC) roles, where the primary purpose is to close in on and kill the enemy at short range, usually under 30 metres, using weaponry or hand to hand combat. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's Empowerment and Son Preference in Azerbaijan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jessica Mancuso; [2020]
    Keywords : Women s Empowerment; Son Preference; Azerbaijan; Sustainable Development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between women’s empowerment and son preference. Development and women’s empowerment indicators were utilized to explore their effects on son preference, using an ordered logistic model. Data for this study were obtained from the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) conducted in Azerbaijan in 2006. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language, Heteronormativity and Gender in EFL Teaching : Inclusion of Non-heteronormative Identities in Swedish EFL Materials and Classroom Practices

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Emma Leinonen; [2020]
    Keywords : heteronormativity; LGBTQ; gender; sexuality; queer theory; ELT; EFL; textbook research; interview;

    Abstract : The past few decades have seen a surge in awareness of issues related to both gender and sexual identity, which has shaped our understanding and use of these terms. However, there is a lag between awareness and practical changes, which can also be seen within education; teaching materials and practices change slowly, and the social and linguistic changes that are currently taking place are only partially visible in education. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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