Essays about: "gender equality"

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  1. 1. The abolishment of the Lebanese marriage loophole – article 522. A qualitative social movement study that analyses and explores Lebanese women’s movement advocacy towards legislative changes and social change related to gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Donna Maria Maalouf; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : Globala studier; global studies;

    Abstract : In Lebanon, women have a long history of organizing and working towards equal legislationfor all, just as in other countries around the world. After several rounds of advocacy by actorsfrom the Lebanese women's movement, the gender-discriminating article 522 from the penalcode was abolished in the year 2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. Not just a kvinnofråga A content analysis of Swedish press portrayals of men & #MeToo

    University essay from Institutionen för tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Elissa Shaw; [2019-08-07]
    Keywords : #MeToo; content analysis; media framing; masculinities; gender portrayal;

    Abstract : With its sudden outbreak in October 2017, the anti-harassment movement #MeToo quickly created avast, worldwide impact on social media, in the traditional press as well as in everyday lives. In Swedenespecially, a country with a long history in fighting for gender equality, women in their thousandsshared their stories of sexual harassment and came together both as individuals and as occupationalgroups to raise a collective voice. READ MORE

  3. 3. What's the Problem with Gender Inequality? Poststructural Policy Analysis of Gender Equality Policies from County Administrative Boards in Sweden 2018-2020

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Linnéa Petersson; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Gender equality; policy analysis; county administrative boards;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to do a poststructural analysis of gender equality policies from four county administration boards in Sweden. The thesis aims to examine how the policies construct the problem with gender inequality and what subjects, effects and political implication the representation of the problem produces. READ MORE

  4. 4. WOMEN IN FORESTRY, A VALUABLE ASSET OR BODIES OUT OF PLACE?

    University essay from Institutionen för matematiska vetenskaper

    Author : Kristina Nordh; [2019-02-20]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Place; Body; Gender equality strategy; Forestry; Social Reproduction;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates what it can mean to be a woman in forestry in JönköpingCounty. It asks how the participant experience their situation as women in forestryand what gendered power structures appear in their stories. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE