Essays about: "violence"

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  1. 1. Gender-based and conflict-related violence in Colombia A qualitative study of displaced women in subnormal settlements in rural areas of Florencia and their experiences of empowerment through their work in a women’s right organisation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Adelina Fekaj; Sofia Calles Duarte; [2022-02-21]
    Keywords : Colombia; gender-based violence; displacement; women’s rights; empowerment; feminist theory; non-governmental organization;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine women’s experiences of gender-based violence as well as their conflict-related violence. The objectives of this analytical approach is to illustrate the member’s community work in a women’s rights organization called Mujeres en lucha por la paz (MLPAZ) and how the work affects the member’s opportunities to achieve empowerment in their social, economic and political life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Necesitamos vivas a nuestras hijas [We need our daughters alive]: Tensions to the functioning of the human rights mechanism of AVGM - the role of civil society and impact of societal accountability in its activation - in the state of Ciudad de México

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Amanda Jäverfelt; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study explores critical perspectives on the functioning of the mechanism of Alerta de Violencia de Género Contra Las Mujeres, a legal-institutional mechanism on the prevention and elimination of feminicidal violence in México. The study uses a case study of the Mexican state of Ciudad de México, and explores the functioning of the mechanism in relation to societal accountability, and rights consciousness as a means for participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Gender-Based Violence in Resettlement Camps: the Internally Displaced People of Northern Mozambique

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marta Pinhal Rocha; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender-Based Violence; Internally Displaced Girls and Women; Resettlement Camps; Mozambique; Cabo Delgado;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence has been widely used by various actors against the most vulnerable individuals in conflict-affected settings. Internally displaced girls and women are especially susceptible to suffer from this type of violence; nevertheless, they frequently choose not to report it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Brilliantly Radical or Radically Violent? : A Poststructural Policy Analysis of the Northern Irish Together: Building a United Community Peacebuilding Strategy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Sara Buus Marcussen; [2022]
    Keywords : Northern Ireland; peacebuilding; peace walls; WPR; T:BUC; The Troubles; poststructural policy analysis;

    Abstract : With a starting point in the Together: Building a Shared Community strategy (T:BUC) published in 2013 by the Government of Northern Ireland’s Executive Office, this study examines two of the strategy’s Key Priorities: Our Shared Community and Our Safe Community, in order to analyze contemporary peacebuilding efforts carried out by the Northern Irish government. The study is guided by the research question: Why might the strategic aims such as removing all interface barriers by 2023 in the T:BUC fail in their attempts to build peace? To answer this question, the thesis takes a qualitative methodological approach relying on both primary and secondary data and Carol Bacchi’s method of ‘What’s the Problem Represented to Be’ approach to poststructural policy analysis. READ MORE