Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 117 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 1. Consociational Democracies and Human Rights : A Case Study on Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

    Author : Anes Mehmeti; [2023]
    Keywords : Consociationalism; Bosnia and Herzegovina; human rights; minority rights; political participation;

    Abstract : Power-sharing democratic models, such as consociationalism, are becoming a fundamental solution for divided societies. Consociationalism aims to divide power between the majority segments of a plural society using four characteristics: grand coalition, segmental autonomy, proportionality, and mutual veto. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender and sexual minorities’ right to recognition: A paper victory? With a focus on Nepal, Bangladesh, and India

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

    Author : Arushi Mishra; [2023]
    Keywords : Gender; Human rights; Human rights law; International human rights law; gender rights; sexuality; sexual minorities; TWAIL; Global South; South Asia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Gender and sexual minority groups in Nepal, Bangladesh, and India have been systematically discriminated against in their States and ignored by the international community, for decades. While the three States have made progress concerning legal gender recognition, including recognizing a third gender on specific documents such as passports or identification cards, issues remain in ensuring equality in education, employment, and social participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Politics of the Uyghur Genocide - “A War on Words”

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

    Author : Jinan I M Rawab; [2023]
    Keywords : Uyghur; genocide; international community; China; discourse; Xingang; terrorism; humanitarian intervention; political interests;

    Abstract : Throughout history, recurring instances of genocide have subjected specific groups and minorities to severe human rights violations. The most significant aspect of genocide is the international community's response, which often proves ineffective due to delayed reactions and self-interest. READ MORE

  4. 4. The future of the Sámi people in a developing modern world : A qualitative comparison of Sweden and Norway´s handling of Sámi land use and self-determination

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Felicia Arvidsson; Andrea Fröberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; Indigenous rights; Sámi people; Norway; Sweden; Land use; Self-determination; Minorities; Sustainability; Climate change; Human rights;

    Abstract : Indigenous peoples are living all over the world. In Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia, live the last indigenous peoples of Europe, the Sámi people. Just like many other indigenous peoples in the world they need to find a way to coexist with the majority population in their home state. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uyghur Ethnic Group and Somali Bantu : A Comparative Study

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Hamdi Said; [2023]
    Keywords : Somali minority; Uyghur Muslims in china; Somali Bantu; comparative method; Social dominance.;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to understand the experiences of the Somali Bantu and the Uyghur ethnic group. This study compares the differences and similarities in these groups' political representation and human rights access. Moreover, the method used to conduct this research is the Comparative Analysis Method. READ MORE