Essays about: "gender discrimination in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the words gender discrimination in india.

  1. 1. What’s the problem with Women not Working? A Critical Analysis of the Skill India Development Mission & Explanations on Female Labor Force Participation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Brännström; [2020]
    Keywords : economic development; female labor force participation; gender equality; labor force participation; policy analysis; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study analyses the Skill India Development Missions ways to increase female labor force participation and economic development. Previous research finds that the low rates of women working in India, in times of rising economic growth and education, are driven by supply, demand, or data related factors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Changing the Gendered Mindset - A Qualitative Study on Engaging Young Men in Mumbai to Achieve Gender Equality

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Petronella Olsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Changing mindsets; Gender equality; India; Men Against Violence and Abuse; Patriarchy; Socialization;

    Abstract : As gender-based discrimination and violence against women continues to be a critical human rights issue across the world there is a growing demand of engaging men in transforming the relations, norms and the inequal social structures. Even though there are many laws and policies in place to protect women’s rights they are poorly implemented due to the fact that society and social institutions do not fundamentally support them. READ MORE

  3. 3. How can we explain the gender gap in the top managerial position in the Indian labor market?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Laetitia Seevathian; Mathilde Fouere; [2019]
    Keywords : India; women; gender gap; managerial positions; empowerment;

    Abstract : India is becoming an important country in economic scene worldwide and will be the most populated country by 2050. With its fast-economic development, women’s place in society does not evolve at the same speed. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Because it is too late, you cannot put it back into the box.” A qualitative study on LGBTQ activism in Mumbai

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anika Ritter; [2017-04-27]
    Keywords : LGBTQ; Section 377; queer theory; intersectionality;

    Abstract : People of other sexual and/or gender identity than the prevailing are subject to discrimination. In India a law criminalizing homosexual acts, known as Section 377, was read down in 2009 to be reinstated in 2013. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender is not what you see : Transgender people's experiences of identity, health and well-being- An interview study

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Lovisa Mood; Emma Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Transgender; Health; Identity; Empathy; Treatment; Well-being; Ethical issues; Transperson; Hälsa; Identitet; Empati; Bemötande; Välmående; Etiska problem;

    Abstract : Background: In India transgender people have a legacy of representation and acceptance dating back thousands of years within the Hindu religion. However, studies show that transgender people in today’s indian society experience lack of social rights and are discriminated towards when it comes to employment, housing and healthcare. READ MORE