Essays about: "women’s rights."

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  1. 1. Gaining international legitimacy by improving women's rights and gender equality - The case of Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Douglas Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Nicaragua; International legitimacy; Women s rights; Gender equality; Autocracy; Political reform;

    Abstract : A reoccurring argument in previous research is that autocracies implement policy changes for women’s rights in order to gain international legitimacy. The idea is that by showing the international community that they are on-board with the global movement to empower women; focus is diverted from their shortcomings in other democratic aspects. READ MORE

  2. 2. “I will never go back”: a thematic content analysis of Zimbabwean disabled women's sexual and reproductive rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Lodenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Compulsory able-bodiedness; Disability; Normate; Othering; Women; Zimbabwe;

    Abstract : This thesis is a thematic content analysis, looking at how compulsory able-bodiedness affects Zimbabwean disabled women’s ability to practice their reproductive- and sexual rights. Zimbabwe is an optimal case to apply this study in, due to its contradictory legislation and high amounts of human rights violations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Maternal Health And Rights: How The New Abortion Bill Has Impacted Women's Reproductive Rights in Chile

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Correia; [2020]
    Keywords : Reproductive Rights; Abortion; Chile; Maternal Health; Women s Rights;

    Abstract : Every woman has the right to have autonomy over their body. This thesis explores the theoretical basis of the consequences of being denied an abortion, where conscientious objection is a vital cause. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violation of women's rights : Female Genital Mutilation FGM

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Christian Troh; [2020]
    Keywords : Female Genital mutilation; sexuality; human rights; legislation; culture; religion; society  ;

    Abstract : This study intends to analyze the causes of the high prevalence of the practice of female genital mutilations (FGM) in Sudan, Nigeria, and Iraq. For the attainment of this objective, the researcher had used the secondary data collection and the qualitative data analysis method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Access to Safe and Legal Abortion- a Human Right? : A study of the protection for access to Safe and Legal abortion within Public International Law

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Cornelia Frank; [2020]
    Keywords : Public International Law; Human Rights; Women s Rights; Abortion; Safe and Legal Abortion; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights;

    Abstract : Abortion is a controversial issue. It is subject of heated debates stemming from morality and ethics. Abortion is also, however, a question of rights. Access to abortion weighs the rights of the foetus against the rights of the mother. READ MORE