Essays about: "theories of women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 essays containing the words theories of women empowerment.

  1. 1. Economic Empowerment: Protection or Risk? : - A quantitative study on economic empowerment and intimate partner violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Signe Wiktorsson; [2022]
    Keywords : violence against women; intimate partner violence; IPV; intimate partner violence against women; IPVAW; economic empowerment; marital dependency theory; relative resource theory;

    Abstract : Violence against women is an issue faced by women all over the world. Violence conducted by a partner or husband is the most common form of violence that women are targeted by. Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation as well as a major global health issue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sorry to Burst Your Bubble : An analysis on how content by @thegirlslikeme organize resistance against anti-feminist narratives through humor and wellness fuelling participation in Nigerian feminist discourse on Instagram

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Joan Ilebode; [2022]
    Keywords : feminism; memes; Instagram; humor; wellness; oppression; Nigeria; social media;

    Abstract : In this study, I look at the content and interpretation of posts by a feminist meme account on Instagram called @thegirlslikeme, from the perspective of a sample size of Nigerian female followers through a focus group discussion, along with a visual social semiotic analysis of the posts. This study set out to answer three research questions:  i) How do the posts on TGLM use humor and wellness to portray feminism?  ii) How is the content on TGLM challenging antifeminist narratives in a Nigerian context? And finally,  iii) How do the Nigerian followers relate to the brand of feminism represented on TGLM? The theoretical approaches theories employed to help think through the data gathered in form of thematic blocks from the interview, and the textual and visual content are participatory culture, work of representation, and filter bubbles and echo chambers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrating feminist foreign policy and climate resilient development : Case study of socio-cultural configurations in Liberia

    University essay from KTH/Lärande

    Author : Martin Demmelmaier; [2022]
    Keywords : Socio-cultural configurations; Climate resilient development; Feminist foreign policy; Ethnography; Liberia; Informal settlements; Socio-economic disadvantaged communities; Embassy of Sweden; Climate adaptation; Marginalization; Social justice; Ecological masculinities; Environmental feminism; Gender as a social construction; Transforming masculinity norms; State-citizen relations; Female empowerment strategies; Land-ownership; Religious leaders; Sociokulturella konfigurationer; Klimatresilient utveckling; Feministisk utrikespolitik; Etnografi; Liberia; Informella bosättningar; Socioekonomiskt utsatta områden; Svenska ambassaden; Klimatadaptering; Marginalisering; Social rättvisa; Ekologiska maskuliniteter; Miljöinriktad feminism; Kön som en social konstruktion; Förändra maskulinitetsnormer; Stat-medborgare relationer; Strategier för kvinnlig egenmakt; Markägande; Religiösa ledare;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the socio-cultural configurations in Liberia in relation to climate resilient development and feminist foreign policy carried out by the Embassy of Sweden in Monrovia. It builds on the intention to explore potential points of integration between the feminist foreign policy with the construction of climate adaptation capacity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Policy Assessment of the Gendered Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers in Argentina on Female Beneficiaries: A critical analysis of empowerment and emancipation.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Madeleine Mae Belanger; [2022]
    Keywords : empowerment; emancipation; poverty; feminisation of obligation and responsibility; conditional cash transfers; Argentina; unfavourable inclusion; human capital; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Conditional cash transfers are a popular social policy across Latin America. Often focused on investments in early childhood education and care, the social policy requires conditionalities such as educational attainment and healthcare to achieve human capital development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Enhancement of Women’s Safety Through Smartphones

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Hopkins Sophie; [2022]
    Keywords : Smartphones; technological developments; safety; technological empowerment; female empowerment; women’s rights.;

    Abstract : This study aims to understand how, and if, women use smartphones to enhance their safety when out of the home. Proven safety is difficult to measure, especially through a cross-sectional study; this research will assess how and if women feel safer through adapting how they use their smartphone. READ MORE