Essays about: "gender-related"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the word gender-related.

  1. 1. Space-Time Autonomy by Proximity - A Qualitative Study of Girls´ Accessibility by Proximity in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Julia Wilzén; [2021-11-03]
    Keywords : Proximity; Girls; Gender; Constraints; Accessibility; Mobility Patterns;

    Abstract : The urban city is a melting pot of different people, groups of people, experiences, desires, and strivings organized within a shared space and connected through a variety of networks. In this shared urban space, it is important to create equal accessibility to places, services, and activities essential for people's everyday life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female Empowerment through Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; Ellen Kyhle; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Village Savings and Loan Associations; VSLA; Microfinance; Vi Agroforestry; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The village-based microfinance approach Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) has been implemented in developing countries for three decades, and is found to be an effective tool in alleviating poverty and facilitating access to financial services in rural areas.  This study, done in collaboration with Vi Agroforestry, aimed to investigate the impact of VSLA activities on female empowerment in Rwanda, and more specifically, how women's access to and control over assets have been affected by VSLA participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender related differences in rabbit meat quality

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Jonna Linnéa Skoglund; [2021]
    Keywords : rabbit; Oryctolagus cuniculus; meat quality; gender;

    Abstract : The interest in rabbit meat for human consumption is increasing in Sweden due to its good nutritional value and environmental sustainability. To meet the new interest and to optimize the production of rabbit meat it is important to know the fundamental of rabbit meat quality and what factors affecting it. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Rules of the Game : A qualitative study on the informal gender power structures of Folke Bernadotte Academy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Pontus Hansson; Anja Holgersson; [2021]
    Keywords : feminist institutionalism; development organisations; Folke Bernadotte Academy; gender power structures; semi-structured interviews;

    Abstract : Development organisations are generally believed to be fairly gender equal workplaces, with gender related issues seen as something external or foreign to the organisation. However, all organisations exist within gendered structures, and should not be considered as gender neutral or separate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Roma professionals in the Czech Republic: Career trajectories and experiences

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

    Author : Nikola Veselská; [2021]
    Keywords : Roma professionals; obstacles; support; upward mobility; assimilation;

    Abstract : This thesis explores career trajectories and experiences of Czech Roma professionals in order to understand the relation between their ethnic affiliation and career development in terms of obstacles, strategies and relationships that enabled them to succeed in becoming professionals. The study produces knowledge that fills the empirical research gap about Roma professionals in the Czech Republic. READ MORE