Essays about: "women’s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 111 essays containing the words women’s rights.

  1. 1. Welfare Policies and Women Rights: Case Study of Abortion Act in a Comparative Study of the UK and France

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mathilde Pagnier; [2022]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Donald Trump's time in the White House has done decades of damage to women's rights, especially their right to self-determination. President Trump's appointment of two new Supreme Court justices has allowed the central decision making system on abortion rights to be repealed by making it federal, which has allowed dozens of states to repeal and ban it. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Meaning of Gender Issues as Narrated and Negotiated by Activists in Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Karina Squiassi; [2022]
    Keywords : Civil society in Mozambique; Civil society in Africa; post-colonial feminism; feminist participatory democracy; gender relations; women’s human rights; rights communication.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Feminist activism in Mozambique has suffered dramatic changes throughout the many socio-political processes the country has encountered. Consequently, the activists in civil society still struggle to fight against patriarchal oppression, political repression, and socio-cultural norms that hinder women's full realization of their rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Inquiry Into State Responsibility Through the Lens of the Social Contract Theory and Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights : A Single Case Study Analysis of the Swedish Serial Rapist “Hagamannen”

    University essay from

    Author : Nadja Carlborg; [2022]
    Keywords : Fear of sexual violence; freedom from fear; Hagamannen; violence against women; Article 5 ECHR;

    Abstract : This study is a single case study to investigate the connection between women's fear of sexual violence, human rights, and the state's responsibility to protect women from the fear of sexual violence. The thesis accomplishes this by combining existing research on sexual violence and fear of sexual violence, as well as its relationship to human rights, with a case study based on the Haga Man, a serial rapist in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Women of India : Women's rights violations through a perspective of human rights and gender approaches

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Hetal Purohit; [2022]
    Keywords : India; Gender studies; Human Rights; Women; the caste system; the justice system; sexual violence; marriage; education;

    Abstract : This essay is a qualitative case study and aims to research how women's human rights are being violated in India according to the rights presented in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights between 2018 and 2021 and how this affects the female population based on gender approaches. The research questions this essay will attempt to answer are, how are women's human rights being violated, and how does it affect the women in India? How does gender affect Indian society and the female population? The theories used in the research are gender studies and The Universal Declaration on Human Rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Politics of Periods; A qualitative study of the right to gender equality — through knowledge about menstrual health

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Clara Reich Zackrisson; [2022]
    Keywords : Menstrual Health; Women’s Health; Menstrual Cycle; Menstruation; Gender Equality; Liberal Feminism; Human Rights; Sexual and Reproductive Rights; Autonomy; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study examines periods as a question of politics, by highlighting experts’ views on knowledge about menstrual health in Sweden, from a feminist and human rights perspective. Previous studies have indicated that knowledge regarding menstrual health is lacking, hindering women’s from achieving fundamental human rights. READ MORE