Essays about: "feminist theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 423 essays containing the words feminist theory.

  1. 1. Gender-based and conflict-related violence in Colombia A qualitative study of displaced women in subnormal settlements in rural areas of Florencia and their experiences of empowerment through their work in a women’s right organisation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Adelina Fekaj; Sofia Calles Duarte; [2022-02-21]
    Keywords : Colombia; gender-based violence; displacement; women’s rights; empowerment; feminist theory; non-governmental organization;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine women’s experiences of gender-based violence as well as their conflict-related violence. The objectives of this analytical approach is to illustrate the member’s community work in a women’s rights organization called Mujeres en lucha por la paz (MLPAZ) and how the work affects the member’s opportunities to achieve empowerment in their social, economic and political life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. International Involvement to Reduce Gender Based Violence : An Intersectional Feminist Analysis of Post-Conflict Colombia 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Felicita Margot Obi; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender based violence; International non-governmental organisations; Intersectional feminist theory; Post-conflict Colombia;

    Abstract : International non-governmental organisations (INGOs) play an important role in tackling gender based violence in many countries. Hundreds of reports have been written and thousands of recommendations made. Yet, rates of gender based violence are known to increase during conflict and post-conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SWEDEN : A qualitative study exploring social workers’ views on how the COVID-19 Pandemic affected women who are victims of domestic violence

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för socialt arbete och kriminologi

    Author : Esther Bohman; Abimbola Zainab Olaoye; [2022]
    Keywords : Domestic violence; COVID- 19 pandemic; feminist theory; lockdowns; social isolation; Shadow pandemic; Sweden.;

    Abstract : This report was the result of a study conducted in Stockholm County in Sweden. This study aimed to gain further understanding of how social workers working with domestic violence issues perceived how the COVID-19 pandemic affected women who are victims of domestic violence in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender-based Discrimination in France, the Claimed State of Human Rights? : An Analysis of Gender-based Discrimination in the Application of French Legislation

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Elise Marie Rouzier; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender-based discrimination; women; transgender; Feminist Jurisprudence Theory; French legislation;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on gender-based discrimination in the application of French legislation. Discrimination is a major principle of Human Rights. Women and gender minorities, although they are subjected to discrimination, are protected by international treaties and conventions against it. READ MORE