Essays about: "sexual violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 157 essays containing the words sexual violence.

  1. 1. Examining the Ubiquitousness of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Territorial Conflicts A quantitive study on how territorial conflicts are related to rebel perpetrated conflict-related sexual violence and rebel groups funding natural resources

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Andersin; [2020-05-12]
    Keywords : civil conflict; conflict-related sexual violence; wartime rape; territorial conflict; rebel groups; financing natural resources;

    Abstract : This study explores how territorial conflicts are related to rebel perpetrated conflict-related sexual violence and if rebel groups funded by natural resources exacerbates that relationship. Prior research has explored how rebel groups funded by natural resources is related to rebel perpetrated conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV). READ MORE

  2. 2. Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence : -A Minor Field Study on women and girls with disabilities in Cape Town, South Africa.

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Högskolan för mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Felicia Häggstrand; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Disability; Sexual Violence; Vulnerability; South Africa;

    Abstract : To live a life protected from exploitation, violence, and abuse is a fundamental human right. However, this seems to be a difficult human right to fulfill, at least for women and girls living with disabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Framing sexual assault in Japan Ardent or apathetic?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Maria Meincke; [2020]
    Keywords : News media; Media framing; News framing; Framing analysis; Sexual assault; Sexual violence; Social movements; #MeToo; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In September 2017, freelance journalist Shiori Itō filed a lawsuit against the prominent TV reporter Noriyuki Yamaguchi for sexual assault. The somewhat obscure investigative and legal handling of the case prompted notable international media coverage, however domestic coverage has been comparatively scarce and apathetic. READ MORE

  4. 4. Only the plaintiff’s story is not enough to make it true: A qualitative study of the Swedish judicial system’s assessments of rape cases

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emelie Selldén; [2020]
    Keywords : Rape; violence against women; intersectionality; respectability; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This essay explores how trustworthiness is created, established, and constructed in regard to women subjected to sexual violence, analysing significant features which may be decisive in court’s assessment of rape. The construction of the plaintiff’s trustworthiness and its impact on the legal process will be analysed in ten Swedish court cases about rape and through interviews with four women working in different women’s shelters. READ MORE

  5. 5. The underestimated effects of impunity : a comparative study of how pre-existing impunity can predict conflict-related sexual violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Kristina Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Impunity; conflict-related sexual violence; sexual violence; violence against women; gender inequalities;

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