Essays about: "human rights activists"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words human rights activists.

  1. 1. Sápmi, Sweden's Smörgåsbord? On Human Rights, Rights of Nature and Extractivism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Stella Terjung; [2022]
    Keywords : Rights of Nature – Extractivism – Human Rights – Decolonisation – Ontologies – Self-determination; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In North Sweden, Sámi activists are resisting the proposed Gállok mine, disapproving of their land being treated as a 'smörgåsbord' and countering the assumption of modernity that dichotomises the human and the nonhuman. Against this backdrop, this thesis looks at some of the unprecedented challenges the rapid extension of globalisation poses to the human and nonhuman world. READ MORE

  2. 2. The tourism industry’s support of the Israeli illegal settlements in the West Bank : A discourse analysis on Airbnb’s explanations on their responsibility to respect human rights as well as their involvement in the occupied West Bank

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för Asien- och Mellanösternstudier (IAM)

    Author : Nora Aissaoui; [2022]
    Keywords : human rights; tourism; postcolonialism; discourse analysis;

    Abstract : The purpose of this bachelor’s thesis is to analyze and deepen the understanding of how the tourist company “Airbnb” explains their responsibility to respect human rights as well as how they explain their involvement in the illegal settlements in the West Bank. These two aspects are the focus of the two research questions that the study aims to answer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why don’t they practice what they preach?: A case study of equality policy implementation in human rights-based organization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Birta Einarsdóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a single case study exploring how the need to help shapes implementation of equality policy. The case constitutes of the Swedish section of Amnesty International where interviews with employees and activists were conducted and complemented with a document analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Meaning of Gender Issues as Narrated and Negotiated by Activists in Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Karina Squiassi; [2022]
    Keywords : Civil society in Mozambique; Civil society in Africa; post-colonial feminism; feminist participatory democracy; gender relations; women’s human rights; rights communication.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Feminist activism in Mozambique has suffered dramatic changes throughout the many socio-political processes the country has encountered. Consequently, the activists in civil society still struggle to fight against patriarchal oppression, political repression, and socio-cultural norms that hinder women's full realization of their rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visibility, conviviality and active listening : A case study of an exogenous project in Africa´s last colony

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Celia Sánchez-Valladares Barahona; [2021]
    Keywords : human rights; Western Sahara; social change; Sahara Marathon; visibility; awareness; participation; conviviality; active listening; stereotyping; colonization; agency; Communication for Development;

    Abstract : The occupation of Western Sahara is a question of a forgotten colonization with a very limited framework of international recognition, media acknowledgment and talks. To break the remaining silence and invisibility, human rights activists have developed different initiatives, shedding light on the current situation of Western Sahara. READ MORE