Essays about: "sexual violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the words sexual violence.

  1. 1. Addressing intersectionality in the #MeToo movement - A case study of women’s mobilization under the #MeToo movement in the postcolonial context of South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amina Brajanac; [2019-09-27]
    Keywords : Transnational women’s movements; women’s mobilization; sexual violence; intersectionality; postcolonial feminism; #MeToo; norms;

    Abstract : The #MeToo movement united women around the globe in the fight against sexual violence.However, the #MeToo movement has been criticized for solely adopting a gender-based approach by neglecting the intersections of gender, race and class. READ MORE

  2. 2. The systematic use of sexual violence in genocide : Understanding why women are being targeted using the cases of Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Nicolaisen; [2019]
    Keywords : genocide; sexual violence; feminism; intersectionality; tactical rape; Rwanda; former Yugoslavia;

    Abstract : When describing sexual violence as a ’weapon of war’ or as systematic in the setting of a conflict, many times there is no distinction between how it is used during different types of conflicts. Moreover, they are often discussed as either a crime against the ”enemy” or a crime against women. READ MORE

  3. 3. The nexus between child protection and gender-based violence programming; the impact for displaced adolescent girls in Jordan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Victoria Sheppard; [2019]
    Keywords : Humanitarian; Emergency; Displacement; Refugee; Gender; Gender-Based Violence; Child Protection; Adolescents; Rights-Based Programming; Participation; Coordination; United Nations;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children are pervasive and destructive globally, but the exacerbation of violence in emergency contexts makes addressing them an urgent priority in humanitarian action. However, despite recognition of overlapping risks and intervention opportunities, child protection programming and GBV programming have hitherto followed discrete trajectories, resulting in adolescent (aged between 10 and 19 years) girls falling between the domains, despite their heightened vulnerability to GBV. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence against LGBTIQ+ Individuals in the Syrian Arab Republic

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

    Author : Lisa Bergsten; [2019]
    Keywords : lslamic State; Free Syrian Army; Ideology; LGBTIQ ; Gender; Sexualities; Targeted Violence; Victim Selection; Armed Conflict; Syrian Arabic Republic; Sexual Minorities; HBTQ ; genus; kön; sexualiteter; sexuella minoriteter; ideologier; beväpnad konflikt; Syriska Arabiska Republiken; IS; FSA;

    Abstract : This bachelor thesis is a qualitative, small-n, empirically driven comparative study that examines the relationship between rebel group ideology and targeted violence against the LGBTIQ+ community. Two rebel groups in the Syrian Arab Republic, with different ideological beliefs, are examined and compared in relation to their level of violence against LGBTIQ+ individuals. READ MORE

  5. 5. “Boys can be victims too” - Down to Zero: Combatting Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in South East Asia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lotte Fillerup; [2019]
    Keywords : Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children CSEC ; Gender; Positive Peace; International Non-Governmental Organization INGO ; Social Constructivism; Narrative Analysis;

    Abstract : War, conflict and instability increase the presence of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), while globalization and the Internet have internationalized the prob- lem. Though girls are often seen as the primary victims of CSEC, increasing amounts of boys and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex victims are identified each year. READ MORE