Essays about: "women’s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 127 essays containing the words women’s rights.

  1. 1. From Protest to Progress: A study on the association between the Arab Spring and women's empowerment in Jordan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Saga Nilsson Norén; Tilde Persson; [2023-07-06]
    Keywords : Arab Spring; women’s empowerment; agency; instrumental; intrinsic; index; attitudes; decision-making; institutions;

    Abstract : The Arab Spring was a set of political uprisings, taking place in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region starting in 2011. The motive of the initial protests stemmed from people’s desire for democratic rights, however, some of the protests that followed were driven more by aspirations of economic stability. READ MORE

  2. 2. “THE ENDLESS BATTLE” France's Path to Legalizing Abortion : The Spiral Approach

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för mänskliga rättigheter och demokrati

    Author : Tannaz Horri Farahani; [2023]
    Keywords : France; Abortion law; Feminist movements; Social change; Human rights; Spiral model.;

    Abstract : This abstract provides a concise summary of the thesis, which examines the evolution of abortion laws in France and the intersection of women's rights, feminism, and healthcare. It emphasizes the shift from a complete ban on abortion to legalization and analyses the factors contributing to this social change, focusing on the role of feminist movements and women's rights activists. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Decline of Women's Rights : A Case Study About Women's Rights in Afghanistan

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Clara Lindvall; [2023]
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    Abstract : Women all around the world struggle with issues related to gender equality and the patriarchy in many different ways. The women of Afghanistan are one of the groups of women most affected by misogynistic regimes and informal institutions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Menstrual Blood, Sweat and Tears: A Qualitative Study on Women’s Menstrual Health Management at Workplace Settings in Maputo, Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ellinor Berglund; [2023]
    Keywords : menstrual health management; Mozambique; decent work; gender equality; socio-ecological model of health.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Equal participation in safe and decent work is a crucial factor for achieving gender equality. Despite this, gender-based obstacles remain as workplaces often fail to ensure the human rights, health, and general wellbeing of their employees, with menstrual health being an especially neglected aspect of the gendered workplace experience. READ MORE

  5. 5. Overturning Sweden's Feminist Identity : The Rejection of the Feminist Label in Sweden's Foreign Policy

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

    Author : Matilde Beck Møller; [2023]
    Keywords : Feminism; FFP; Gender ideology; gender equality; Sweden; CFA; feminist backsliding; norm spoiling;

    Abstract : This article examines the Swedish government's decoupling of feminism and gender equality. Drawing on scholarship on feminist backsliding and gender ideology, this article suggests that the Swedish government's decision to abandon the feminist agenda in its foreign policy reflects broader trends of anti-genderism as both an international and transnational phenomenon. READ MORE