Essays about: "women’s rights."

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  1. 16. Promoting Women's Rights : The Case of Sweden's Feminist Foreign Policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Apelgren; [2018]
    Keywords : women s rights; feminism; feminist; foreign; policy; minister; rights; instrumental;

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  2. 17. Education as an Empowerment Tool for Afghan Women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Maliha Shir Mohammad; [2018]
    Keywords : gender equality; women’s agency; women’s rights to education; women’s empowerment; cultural value; Afghanistan; feminism and family; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explored how highly educated women in Afghanistan relate to the multiple challenges affronting women’s education, and what they see as possible pathways forward. It raised questions about the women's lived experiences, their motivations and positionings, as well as their readings of the situation and perspectives on the cause. READ MORE

  3. 18. Fights for Rights : A Case Study of Two Vigilante Women's Movements: The Suffragettes and The Gulabi Gang

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Jändel; [2018]
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    Abstract : This thesis is a comparative case study of the Suffragette movement and the Gulabi Gang, two women’s movements using violence as a political strategy to fight patriarchal structures. Studying vigilante women’s movements is important as the current literature on the relationship between women and violence is deficient, focusing on women as victims of violence but neglecting the idea of women as contributors to violence. READ MORE

  4. 19. Voicing Women’s Rights: Being and Becoming a Women’s Rights Activist in Assam, India

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ida Scharla Løjmand; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s rights movements; Women s rights; Habitus; Capital; Assam;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on a minor field study (MFS) with the aim of investigating what habitus and forms of capital facilitate women’s rights activism in Assam, India – a state described as highly patriarchal but also a place where women enjoy higher status than elsewhere in the country. Using the concepts of capital and habitus and elements from social movement- and feminist theory, I analyze interviews with eight Assamese women’s rights activists. READ MORE

  5. 20. Voices against the prohibition of abortion : A qualitative text analysis of four women’s rights movements in Nicaragua

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Selma Brodrej; [2018]
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    Abstract : This thesis examines how four different women's rights organizations in Nicaragua are arguing against the current abortion prohibition (2018). The thesis is based on a qualitative text analysis where an analytical framework has been developed to categorize the different arguments that were found. READ MORE