Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 79 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 1. From invisibility to political witch-hunt: The influence of everyday marginalization on the sense of Polish and European belonging among the LGBTQ+ minority in Poland.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Anna Jastrzembska; [2019]
    Keywords : narrative analysis; LGBTQ ; European identity; sexual citizenship; European Studies; Poland; Cultural Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Thirty years after the fall of communism and fifteen years after Poland joined the European Union, there have been more steps backwards than forwards in regards to gender and sexual equality. From the very beginning, this has been a cause of tension between Poland and the EU. READ MORE

  2. 2. Between Equality and Discrimination : A policy analysis of the EU Framework for national Roma integration strategies up to 2020

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm

    Author : Tijana Todorovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Roma; EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020; EU Framework; equality; principle of equality; human rights; EU; policy analysis; discrimination; race; ethnicity; Romer; EU:s ramverk för nationella strategier för romsk inkludering fram till 2020; EU ramverk; jämlikhet; jämlikhetsprincipen; mänskliga rättigheter; EU; policy analys; diskriminering; ras; etnicitet;

    Abstract : The EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020, is a policy that seeks to integrate Roma in the fields of education, employment, healthcare and housing, and to combat and prevent discrimination and promote equality. The problem formulation that motivates this study is the phenomenon of discrimination that Roma population experience on the soil of European Union, funded on the principles of equality and non-discrimination. READ MORE

  3. 3. The rights and experiences of LGBTI refugees in Europe: a comparative study of procedures and practices in Italy and Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Giorgia Matheson; [2019]
    Keywords : LGBTI; migration; refugees; Sweden; Italy;

    Abstract : The main problem of this thesis was the comparative analysis of the procedures in place in Sweden and Italy for the reception and support of LGBTI asylum seekers fleeing from war. The aim was to understand if the Swedish and Italian asylum and social systems are supporting and protecting the rights of LGBTI asylum seekers equally, also by uncovering how these procedures affect individuals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Leave No One Behind – But What About the ‘Scum of the Earth’? : A Discourse Analysis Based on Theories by Arendt and Agamben on Rohingya and Statelessness

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Evelina Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Arendt; Agamben; Rohingya; Statelessness; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to understand the situation of Rohingya through the concept of statelessness and to illustrate the importance of citizenship in relation to human rights. The Rohingya minority has for a long period of time been victims of violence and discrimination by the Myanmar government and military. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implications for Sami Rights if Sweden Ratified ILO Convention No. 169

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

    Author : Maja Perdegård; [2019]
    Keywords : ILO; International Labour Organization; Convention No. 169; Indigenous Peoples; Sami; Reindeer Herding; Reindeer Husbandry; Sami Parliament; Human Rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Sweden has received substantial criticism from several international organs on how the Sami people is treated. These international organs often recommend Sweden to ratify ILO Convention No. 169, which is the only instrument concerning indigenous peoples specifically which is open for ratification today. READ MORE