Essays about: "gender distribution"

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  1. 1. Gender Distribution on Boards and Company’s Performance: do women on company boards impact the business’ financial performance?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Beatriz Oliveira; Réka Félix; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to examine the impact of diverse boards with one, two, three or more women in limited companies founded in Sweden in 2010 on financial performance. Firm’s characteristics as board’s gender distribution, net sales, ROE, board size and number of employees will be examined aiming to understand how these boards are composed in terms of gender diversity and the impact of it on firm’s performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Equality - the Key to Conflict Resolution? : A Quantitative Study of How Gender Equality in Rebel Groups Affect the Likelihood of Peace

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Alma Estrada Metell; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender equality; female combatants; female leaders; armed conflict; rebel group; negotiated settlement; peace agreement;

    Abstract : Despite an increasing interest in questions regarding gender and peace, little is still known about the effects of gender equality on the outcome of armed conflicts. In this study, I explore how gender equality norms within rebel groups affect the likelihood that armed conflicts are terminated through negotiated settlements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organized crime in Europe: Free movement and human trafficking inside EU borders

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Vazquez Santiago; [2019]
    Keywords : human trafficking; EU; sexual exploitation; Romania; development; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Despite the fact of being considered as one of the safest regions in the world, the EU reports a wide number of cases of human trafficking every year in its Member States. Moreover, free movement of persons that EU membership grants makes it easier for human trafficking criminals to transport and exploit victims within Member States. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representation of migration in the Swedish nation branding: a qualitative analysis of the representation of migration in the photo exhibition ‘Portraits of Migration’ produced by the Swedish Institute

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ida Arneson; [2019]
    Keywords : Representation; Nation Branding; Migration; Ethnicity race; Gender; The Good Migrant; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this essay, practices of “nation branding” will be explored through the representations of migration, gender (and nation) of the exhibition Portraits of Migration, produced by the Swedish Institute and promoted through Swedish embassies and consulates worldwide. Theoretically, the essay is inspired by the tradition of British cultural studies and of feminist postcolonial exploration of nationhood and belonging. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender equality in the forest sector will happen - but when?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Mathilda Bertills; Frida Hilmersson; [2019]
    Keywords : company board; competence; equality; forest sector; gender distribution; quota; kompetens; jämställdhet; kvotering; styrelser; skogssektor; könsfördelning;

    Abstract : The Swedish forest sector have under a long time been characterized of a masculine culture but are changing toward a more equal forest sector. With the perspective of composition of board members and board work, methods and actions can be discussed to improve changes toward a more equal board and organisation. READ MORE