Essays about: "female inclusion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words female inclusion.

  1. 1. 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

  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. Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and the Inclusion of Gender Provisions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isolde Tengbjer Jobarteh; [2019]
    Keywords : Peace negotiation; peace agreement; UN; Security Council Resolution 1325; gender equality; women’s participation; representation; female signatories; gender provisions; intra-state conflict;

    Abstract : Are peace agreements more likely to include gender provisions if women participate in the peace negotiations? The international community, national governments and civil societies around the world have assumed that women’s inclusion in peace negotiations result in higher quality peace agreements, where women’s interests are better taken into consideration. To date, there is a lack of empirical underpinning of the assumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Amazon Archers of England : Longbows, gender and English nationalism 1780–1845

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Arnstad; [2019]
    Keywords : nationalism; gender; national identity; archery; longbow; warbow; women’s history; feminism; England; Britain; Robin Hood; Maid Marian; nineteenth century;

    Abstract : In the 1780s the medieval weapon of war; the English longbow, enjoyed a renaissance, as historical archery became a fashionable recreation among the English aristocracy. Later, during 1819-1845, longbow archery developed into a mass movement, as it spread downwards in the English class system, into the bourgeoning middle class. READ MORE

  5. 5. Public place, female space : a proposed structure plan for Kihinani, Zanzibar which includes women in the planning process

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Hanna Axelsson; Louise Nederman; [2019]
    Keywords : urban planning; women; informal settlements; developing country; public space; Zanzibar; MFS;

    Abstract : The urban population is rapidly expanding and Africa has the fastest growing population in the world. Zanzibar Town is the urban, densely populated area in Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island state in Tanzania. During the last fifty years, the population has increased by 630% in the city. READ MORE