Essays about: "representation women"

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  1. 1. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  2. 2. What about women’s representation? : a case study of Bolivian horticulture markets in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the political representation of Bolivian women

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anna Ioannou; [2019]
    Keywords : migration; women’s leadership; horticulture markets; Bolivia; Argentina;

    Abstract : This master thesis explores the organization and representation of Bolivian communities in Argentina, as well as the social and political role of Bolivian women. Empirical evidence from a case study of Bolivian communities in two Bolivian horticulture markets outside Buenos Aires, Argentina, reveal how Bolivian women, even though responsible for the main tasks within the markets, are underrepresented in the markets’ political sphere. READ MORE

  3. 3. We Want to Be in the Room Where it Happens : Challenges for Women's Representation in the Zambian Parliament

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Deborah Solomon; [2019]
    Keywords : Women Peace and Security; Representation; Zambia; Human Security; kvinnor fred och säkerhet; Zambia; mänsklig säkerhet;

    Abstract : This essay explores the cultural and socio-economic barriers for women’s political representation in Zambian politics as well as the importance of women’s representation for their human security. Due to a Western focus on earlier research, a developing country was chosen in order to investigate any differing perspectives that would emerge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and the Inclusion of Gender Provisions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Isolde Tengbjer Jobarteh; [2019]
    Keywords : Peace negotiation; peace agreement; UN; Security Council Resolution 1325; gender equality; women’s participation; representation; female signatories; gender provisions; intra-state conflict;

    Abstract : Are peace agreements more likely to include gender provisions if women participate in the peace negotiations? The international community, national governments and civil societies around the world have assumed that women’s inclusion in peace negotiations result in higher quality peace agreements, where women’s interests are better taken into consideration. To date, there is a lack of empirical underpinning of the assumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s representation in Brazilian local politics : Why do some regions elect more women than others?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Erland Kjellén; [2019]
    Keywords : Women’s political representation; Brazil; Development; Local elections; Gender;

    Abstract : Women’s political representation is often investigated through cross-national comparisons. Such studies generally focus on women’s political representation at the national level, assuming that countries are homogenous units. However, structural and cultural differences are many times just as large within countries as they are between them. READ MORE