Essays about: "women’s rights."

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  1. 1. The abolishment of the Lebanese marriage loophole – article 522. A qualitative social movement study that analyses and explores Lebanese women’s movement advocacy towards legislative changes and social change related to gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Donna Maria Maalouf; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : Globala studier; global studies;

    Abstract : In Lebanon, women have a long history of organizing and working towards equal legislationfor all, just as in other countries around the world. After several rounds of advocacy by actorsfrom the Lebanese women's movement, the gender-discriminating article 522 from the penalcode was abolished in the year 2017. READ MORE

  2. 2. WOMAASHI (We press on): Communications and Activism in the Ada Songor Salt Women’s Association, Ghana

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Eibhlín Ní Chléirigh; [2019]
    Keywords : Activism; Women; Ghana; Land Rights; Solidarity; Social Movements;

    Abstract : The purpose of the project is to create a model for improved and expanded participation in an activist network, The Ada Songor Salt Women's Association (ASSWA) by enhancing communications. ASSWA is an organization of Brave Women (Yihi katseme) salt winners from the Songor lagoon area in south eastern Ghana. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Swedish women's choice of birthplace : Can Sweden offer similar financed birthplace benefits as in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Natalia Englund; [2019]
    Keywords : home birth; place of birth; hemförlossning;

    Abstract : At the beginning of the 20th century, major technological changes occurred in maternity care in Europe. In connection with the introduction of good hand hygiene, advance medical equipment and use of disinfectants in the hospitals, obstetricians quickly noticed that maternal mortality decreased. READ MORE

  4. 4. "We fight hard to make sure that we bring peace" - A study of women's organisations and peacebuilding in Liberia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Halling; [2019]
    Keywords : peacebuilding; peace; building; women s organisations; Liberia;

    Abstract : Since the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 in 2000 it has become a frequently repeated argument that the participation of women makes peacebuilding processes more sustainable. Women’s involvement in peacebuilding is often connected to a long-term perspective, despite this little research have been carried out to examine how long-term peacebuilding is exercised in practise, leaving the understanding of the concept incomplete. READ MORE

  5. 5. Det sjätte massutdöendet : hinner vi lära oss leva ansvarsfullt innan Big Six inträffar?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Johan Öhrmalm; [2019]
    Keywords : massutdöende; massutrotning; biologisk mångfald; biodiversitet; jämställdhhet; familjeplanering; befolkningsutveckling; miljöförstöring; korruption;

    Abstract : Människans påverkan på naturen har fått stora konsekvenser, direkt i form av jakt, fiske och skogsavverkning för jordbruk, och indirekt genom global uppvärmning pga. växthusgaser. Biotoper för vilda djur minskar, vilket leder till minskning av den biologiska mångfalden. READ MORE