Essays about: "gender, india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 essays containing the words gender, india.

  1. 1. The Women of India : Women's rights violations through a perspective of human rights and gender approaches

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Hetal Purohit; [2022]
    Keywords : India; Gender studies; Human Rights; Women; the caste system; the justice system; sexual violence; marriage; education;

    Abstract : This essay is a qualitative case study and aims to research how women's human rights are being violated in India according to the rights presented in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights between 2018 and 2021 and how this affects the female population based on gender approaches. The research questions this essay will attempt to answer are, how are women's human rights being violated, and how does it affect the women in India? How does gender affect Indian society and the female population? The theories used in the research are gender studies and The Universal Declaration on Human Rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tibetan Women’s Empowerment Policy : Perspectives on Creating Equal Opportunities in Healthcare as Tibetan Healthcare Workers in Exile

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Institutionen för hälsovetenskap

    Author : Jessika Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Female empowerment; female leadership; equal opportunity; Tibetans in exile; Kvinnors egenmakt; kvinnligt ledarskap; lika möjligheter; tibetaner i exil;

    Abstract : Background: In Tibet, as well as in their exile community in India, there is a widespread issue of female oppression and gender inequality within healthcare. Few studies explore the progressive work of organizations fighting these issues, which can contribute to a retrogression of discrimination awareness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dialling up women farmers’ empowerment vis-à-vis agriculture: Exploring the effects of mobile phones in rural India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Vanessa Berghoff; [2021]
    Keywords : agriculture; agricultural development; agricultural transformation; India; feminisation; farmer; women farmer; gender equality; empowerment; rural livelihoods; rural development; mobile phones; mobiles; smartphones; technology; ICT4D; ICT4Ag; mixed methods; quantitative methods; qualitative methods; case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite women being the backbone of the agricultural sector in India, the patriarchal agrarian system poses major obstacles and challenges specific to women farmers with consequences well beyond the individual. This research aims to explore how mobile phones can empower rural women vis-à-vis agriculture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the Effects of Non-Cognitive Skills and Gender Beliefs on Digital Skills: A Longitudinal and Comparative Study Across Four Developing Countries

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Simon Engdahl; Linnea Svanberg; [2021]
    Keywords : computer skills; internet skills; motivation and grit; socio-emotional competence; gender beliefs;

    Abstract : Recognizing the multitude of barriers to digital inclusion in developing countries, this study contributes fresh evidence on predictors of digital skills. Specifically, we examine the effects of non-cognitive skills, which in this paper consists of motivation and grit and socio-emotional competence, and gender beliefs on computer skills and internet skills. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mind the gap: Gender dimensions in urban mobility - A case study investigating sustainable urban mobility of female public transport users in Delhi, India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Samira Pfeiffer; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable mobility; Gender; Mobility; Urban space; Public transport; Delhi-India; Sustainable development; Urban feminist geography; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Mobility and public transport are crucial determinants of sustainable development in cities. Gender dimensions are overlooked in urban mobility, impacting female public transport users’ ability to move freely in urban Delhi, India. READ MORE