Essays about: "legal empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words legal empowerment.

  1. 1. The Legal Empowerment Paradoxy? : A Critical Exploration of Power Imbalances in the Legal Empowerment Discourse from a Global North/South Perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna Wifvesson; [2020]
    Keywords : Legal Empowerment; North-South; South-South; Development Aid; Postcolonialism;

    Abstract : Legal empowerment as a theoretical and practical concept has gained increasing attention in international development. Due to the shifting aid paradigm, caused by the rising of South-South cooperation, legal empowerment’s proposed bottom-up character has challenged the larger conventional top-down approaches to development that traditionally have dominated the development agenda. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  3. 3. Implications of teenage pregnancy and motherhood for girls’ educational opportunities - A case study in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Caroline Björkdahl; [2018]
    Keywords : teenage pregnancy; education; empowerment; inclusive development; Sierra Leone; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sierra Leone struggles with one of the world’s highest rates of teenage pregnancy. Reducing the rate of teenage pregnancy and ensuring access to education for all are key to achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Legal Framework Regulating Polygamy in Ethiopia: An Assessment In Light of Liberal Feminist Legal Theory and International Human Rights Law

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Dureti Fulas; [2018]
    Keywords : Polygamy; Ethiopia s legal framework; International Human Rights standards; Liberal feminist legal perspective; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the Ethiopian laws governing polygamy in light of international human rights law standards and liberal feminist legal perspective. The international human rights law regime calls for the abolishment of polygamy through general comments/recommendations issued by the CEDAW and ICCPR treaty bodies. READ MORE

  5. 5. #MeToo and the Swedish law enforcement

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Fjellborg; [2018]
    Keywords : communication for development; social media; social movements; new media activism; feminist new media activism;

    Abstract : This study investigates the #MeToo as a social movement and cyber feminist and consciousness-raising activism. By accepting Foucault’s notion of knowledge and power, this study investigates how the #MeToo movement can impact the Swedish law enforcement and the political agenda. READ MORE