Essays about: "violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1317 essays containing the word violence.

  1. 1. VIOLENCE OUTSIDE OF BATTLEGROUNDS- Qualitative text analysis of Women, Peace, and Security resolutions

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Jarenmark; [2023-02-13]
    Keywords : WPS; Continuum of violence; Violence against women; Pre-conflict; Post-conflict;

    Abstract : Women experience violence in times of war and peace. The UN’s Security Council has formulated ten resolutions on the Women, Peace, and Security agenda (WPS) to increase women’s political participation and address their experiences and needs in relation to armed conflicts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Working with Mentors in Violence Prevention: The experiences and understandings of professionals

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Meron Temesgen; [2023-02-08]
    Keywords : Mentors in Violence Prevention MVP ; Youth; Social Norms; Hegemonic Masculinity; Bridging and Bonding;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences and analyse the understanding the professionals’, who work with youth at one of the schools where Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) was implemented, have of their work. Particular emphasis was made on the professionals’ own positioning in relation to the gender theoretical starting points and structural perspective of the MVP-programme. READ MORE

  3. 3. WHY WOMEN’S DESCRIPTIVE REPRESENTATION DOES NOT LEAD TO SUBSTANTIVE REPRESENTATION: An interview study of women politician’s perceptions of hindrances for political inclusion in Bolivia

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Felicia Granlund; [2023-01-30]
    Keywords : Substantive representation; Women; Hindrances; Informal institutions; Bolivia;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to understand why a high descriptive representation does not result in a high substantive representation. The theory of politics of presence (Phillips, 1995) suggests that there should be a link between descriptive and substantive representation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hindrance the women are facing in the fisheries sector : A Case study in Mwanza, Tanzania 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Samira Issa; [2023]
    Keywords : Women’s empowerment; NGO; gender and fisheries; Mwanza; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Women’s involvement in the fishing sector has been overlooked. The underlying cause of many global conflicts is a lack of access to natural resources. For that reason, it is important to empower women in natural resources. Empowering women to work leads to better growth in third-world countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Gender Perspective on Repression the Effect of Gender-based Violence on the Likelihood of Success for Maximalist Nonviolent Campaigns

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

    Author : Olivia Karlsson; [2023]
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    Abstract : This thesis investigates how repression in the form of gender-based violence (GBV) towards women in maximalist nonviolent campaigns affect the likelihood of success for the campaigns, as this has been identified as a gap in the previous research. The hypothesis in the paper was that maximalist nonviolent campaigns where women have been subjected to gender-based violence are more likely to succeed than campaigns where women have not been subjected to gender-based violence. READ MORE