Essays about: "theories of women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words theories of women empowerment.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  4. 4. What do consumers say? : Exploring Consumers' Opinion on Femvertising in Fashion

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi; Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Anjali Acharya; Lycke Ristimäki; [2019]
    Keywords : femvertising; consumer opinion; fashion advertising; social effects; feminism; gender role;

    Abstract : Fashion advertising has long been repudiated for fostering narrow and stereotypical imagery of women. Today consumers demand advertisements to be inclusive and real in their portrayals. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE REALITIES OF SUBURBAN FEMINISM : A study of feminism in the suburbs of Gothenburg among the immigrant communities.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Abdullahi Omar; [2019]
    Keywords : feminism; Intersectionality; Liberal feminism; postfeminism; suburban feminism; respondents; cultural shock; suburbs; Gothenburg.;

    Abstract : This study on feminism is a study aimed at understanding a reality within feminism (suburban feminism) in the suburbs of Gothenburg and the underlying factors that contribute to the emergence of this new phenomenon, and why women in the suburbs relate to as an alternative social tool in the quest for better social standings. The research was focused on the 2 major issues and they were (1) the effect of intersectionality on feminism in the suburbs and (2), the effect of internal factors like culture and religion on feminism in the suburbs. READ MORE