Essays about: "women’s rights."

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  1. 21. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  2. 22. Migrant women's experiences of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood - an interpretative phenomenological study in Tunis, Tunisia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Binauld; [2018]
    Keywords : Migrant women; health professionals; maternal health care; Tunisia; interpretative phenomenological study; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Bearing a child and giving birth are often considered as a life-changing event in the life of a woman and her family, a source of joy and fulfillment. But in spite of the progress achieved in the last century, every two minutes one woman still dies from pregnancy or childbirth related causes (WHO 2018). READ MORE

  3. 23. Post-genocide gender equality : Understanding the gender equality process within the political sphere after the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aleksandra Avramovic; Sanna Ringh; [2018]
    Keywords : Changing gender roles; Feminism; Political empowerment; Reconstruction; Rwanda  ;

    Abstract : Inspire by article 1 of the Human Rights Declaration, which states that every human is born free and equal, this thesis highlights gender equality and the process towards political empowerment, using the example of Rwanda. A country known for being one of the world’s leading countries regarding women’s representation in the parliament. READ MORE

  4. 24. Violence Against Women in Turkey: An Analysis of Barriers to the Effective Implementation of International Commitments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Tuba Kabasakal; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s Rights; Violence Against Women; International Human Rights Law; Turkey; Istanbul Convention; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Turkey has been an active participant in international developments when it comes to women's rights and violence against women. However, systematic and widespread violence against women persists. READ MORE

  5. 25. Behind Closed Doors: From an Open Celebration to a Secret Practice : An Ethnographic Study of the Meaning and Function of Female Genital Mutilation/Circumcision in Singida, Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Therese Lelli; [2018]
    Keywords : Women s rights; FGM; FGM C; GBV; Singida; Tanzania; Lawalawa; Change; Humanitarian Action; Cultural Anthopology;

    Abstract : This research examines the practice of Female Genital Mutilation/Circumcision (FGM/C) as a social phenomenon in Singida Region, Tanzania. The aim is to contribute to a deepened cultural anthropological understanding of the function and meaning behind the practice in Singida, and how it reacts to external factors of change, such as human rights-based laws and projects aiming to eradicate FGM/C. READ MORE