Essays about: "role of women in india"

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  1. 1. ‘So long as our SEWA is with us, we can win any fight’ - A social movement organisation’s framing of the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on informal women workers in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Josefine Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : COVID-19; Crisis; Civil Society; Women Informal Workers; SEWA; Social Movement Framing; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives and created wide-reaching impacts. Societies worldwide have confronted the crisis with grassroots mobilisation and social resilience. Civil society uncovers injustices by actively participating in the local decentralised pandemic response. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bridging the Gap between Formal and Informal Finance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Heidi Uitto; [2020]
    Keywords : financial inclusion; propensity to save; informal finance; development; gender; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Financial inclusion, defined as access and usage of formal financial services, has several positive micro and macro-level socio-economic implications. Due to decades of vigorous policies aiming at lowering barriers to formal finance, 80 percent of Indians now own a bank account. However, there is a significant gap between account take up and usage. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Emancipation or Pativrata? : A Qualitative Study of Women's Leadership in rituals at Assi Ghat, Varanasi

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för samhälls- och kulturvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Alexsandra Hallén; [2020]
    Keywords : Partiv Puja; Chhath; Ritual Theory; Religion and Gender; Ritual; Female leadership; Partiv Puja; Chhath; Ritualteori; Religion och kön; ritual; kvinnligt ledarskap;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to explore the purposes and effects of women’s leadership in rituals in relation to their social and religious role in society. This was carried out by using qualitative methods and analyzing the data by using ritual theory and theories on religion and gender. READ MORE

  4. 4. BJP - Champions of Feminism? : A study of Bharatiya Janata Party politics on maternity leave and party affiliated Hindutva gender ideals.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Greven; [2020]
    Keywords : hindutva; maternity leave; BJP; gender roles; religious ideals; women’s empowerment;

    Abstract : In contemporary politics it is argued there exists a friction and contradiction between the right-wing, conservative parties that are gaining prominence around the world, among them BJP in India, and the feminist movement; one movement striving for the preservation of traditions and the other for change. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate and compare differences in how a political party with strong affiliation and background in a nationalistic ideology communicates laws which affect women’s opportunities for societal advancement, doing this by analysing the religious, cultural and symbolic aspects of Hindutva ideology. READ MORE

  5. 5. "I expected a male reporter" : a qualitative interview-study of the Kerala working culture in media newsrooms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Journalistik

    Author : Sofia Hermansson; [2017]
    Keywords : movements; femininity; embodiement; Gendered spaces; strategies; female empowerment; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative interview-study of the working conditions for female journalists within an Indian and Keralan context focusing on the female body and spaces. The study takes place in the Keralan society focusing on how women journalists cope with working in a traditional male dominated area and how the female body somehow is seen as an invader in the journalism field, based on pre-assumptions on sex and gender and female placement. READ MORE