Essays about: "theories of women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words theories of women empowerment.

  1. 1. "A mother never stops waiting" : Exploring Motherhood as an Identity Marker in Social Movements

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

    Author : Miriam Steinbach; Victoria Särnhult; [2021]
    Keywords : communication for development; feminism; gender equality; Latin America; migration; motherhood; private and public spheres; social movements;

    Abstract : The movement Caravana de Madres de Migrantes Desaparecidos; a transnational social movement uniting Central American mothers from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua whose children have disappeared in Mexico while migrating to the US, is part of a Latin American tradition where a mother-centered kinship system is at the center. The movement has managed to reunite more than 300 families. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrating gender and environmental issues : A case study on gender mainstreaming within the organisation of WIEGO and their waste management projects in Brazil

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Victoria Nordell; Elin Niklasson; [2021]
    Keywords : Waste Management; Environmental Challenges; Gender Mainstreaming; Feminist Political Ecology; FPE; Environmental Justice; Intersectionality; Women’s Empowerment; Gender Equality; Waste Pickers; Waste Picking; Recycling; Informal Sector; Brazil; WIEGO; Climate Crisis; Gender; Avfallshantering; Miljöfrågor; Gender Mainstreaming; Feministisk Politisk Ekologi; FPE; Miljörättvisa; Intersektionalitet; Women’s Empowerment; Jämställdhet; Avfallshanterare; Återvinning; Den informella sektorn; Brasilien; WIEGO; Klimatkrisen; Genus;

    Abstract : The world is facing a global waste crisis due to half of the waste produced not being collected, treated or safely disposed of. Waste not managed in a proper way causes air and water pollution and has negative health and social impacts on people living or working close to the waste. READ MORE

  3. 3. Destructive Conflicts Generating Reconstructive Empowerment of Women and Opportunities for Peace?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Savic; [2021]
    Keywords : WPS; Post-Conflict; Peacebuilding; sub-Saharan Africa; Economic Empowerment; Socioeconomic Development; Rwanda; Burundi; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Conflicts are destructive for humans and societies, but are openings for rebuilding a more inclusive and sustainable society presented in the aftermath of conflict? This paper contributes to the growing research field and examines the link between conflict and window of opportunity for development, through a gender lens. Further, this study seeks to understand how conflict affected women’s socioeconomic situation in Rwanda and Burundi. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women Empowered in their Vulnerability : An In-depth Case Study about the Framing of Gender in the EU’s Development Cooperation with Ethiopia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Mikkola; [2020]
    Keywords : The EU; Development Cooperation; Gender Equality; Gender Mainstreaming; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this master’s thesis is to increase our understanding about the framing of gender in EU’s development policies. To reflect to this aim, the thesis examines how gender is framed in EU’s development cooperation with Ethiopia in the governance sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pursuing Women-Empowerment in the Public Transport System : A case study in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Leila Emami; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender-empowerment; women mobility; daily travel; public transport; subjective well-being; Sweden;

    Abstract : This case study applies women's empowerment and feminist theories to discuss the transport system's possible link with women empowerment and understand how a gender-responsive transport system based on women's complex needs would empower them and improve their status of health and well-being. The research area is two small urban in Sweden with less than 1500 populations. READ MORE