Essays about: "the problems of working women"

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  1. 1. “Smart economics” within Family Planning : An analysis of the framings of Family Planning initiatives and their relation to “smart economics”

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Göransson; [2022]
    Keywords : Family planning; smart economics; feminist critique; development; contraceptives; human rights;

    Abstract : This study examines a chosen set of prominent actors within family planning initiatives aimed toward the global South to find out if there are traces of “smart economics” within the framings of the initiatives. The smart economic framework has received critique for instrumentalising women and using gender equality as a tool rather than a goal. READ MORE

  2. 2. Passing and non-passing among women in the Swedish forestry sector

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Johansson Dahl; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender; Male dominated industries; Non-male network;

    Abstract : The labour market in Sweden is highly gender segregated. One of the sectors where this is visible is within the forestry sector, whereas of 2020, only 11 percent of the working force were female. Research has shown that in male dominated sectors, male domination is upheld through organizational structures, norms, processes, and relations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Locked in and Left Out : A Qualitative Study on the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Right to Health for Female Refugees Living in Athens

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för mänskliga rättigheter och demokrati

    Author : Yvonne Perkins; [2022]
    Keywords : The Right to Health; Female Refugees in Greece; Covid-19; Access to Healthcare; Social Networks;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to understand the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on the right tohealth for female refugees living in Athens. The paper is based on data derived from semi-structured interviews with female refugees and aid-workers working on the field in Athens. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Imprisoned in my own body”- Women's experiences of Hyperemesis Gravidarum during pregnancy : A qualitative study

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för integrativ medicinsk biologi (IMB)

    Author : Tooba Choudri; [2022]
    Keywords : Hyperemesis gravidarum HG ; nausea and vomiting in pregnancy NVP ; HG management; patient perspectives; qualitative; interviews.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) in pregnancy can cause severe and persistent vomiting, nausea, dehydration, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The symptoms can have varying degrees of impact on women's physical, emotional, social, and marital lives and affect their quality of life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Catcalling – ‘It is not illegal’: a survey-based content analysis study regarding experiences of catcalling in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Emilie Naesgård; [2019]
    Keywords : Catcalling; Street harassment; Sexual harassment; Sweden; Swedish penal code; Law; Content analysis study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : An article written by the Swedish Government in 2018 outlines that they are working towards a more equal society and describes how they are conducting prevention work regarding men’s violence towards women. Although recently media has portrayed street harassment and catcalling as something that has become an increasing problem for young women in Sweden. READ MORE