Essays about: "women as agents of change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words women as agents of change.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leadership, Voice, and Visibility Strengthening African women’s voice and representation: A case study of the African Women Development Fund’s social justice writing workshop for women writers.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Amba Mpoke-Bigg; [2020]
    Keywords : social justice; storytelling; representation; communication; development;

    Abstract : Despite recent gains in areas such as school attendance and literacy, the struggle for women’s rights and equality in Africa remains constant. Alongside the socio-economic barriers holding down millions of women, is the fight against the gender bias and stereotyping which puts women in the backseat of decision-making, policy-driving, or leadership roles. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female Labor Supply and Earnings Inequality Under Skill-Biased Technological Change

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Jörn Onken; [2019]
    Keywords : Female Labor Supply; Skill-Biased Technological Change; Earnings Inequality; Family Economics; Aggregate Productivity;

    Abstract : The gender education gap has reversed, women today account for the majority of college graduates. At the same time, skill-biased technological change strongly rewards highly-educated workers through the increased skill premium. In this thesis, I analyze the implications of combining these two facts through a heterogeneous agent model using U.S. READ MORE

  4. 4. What women cannot not want? : - a critical discourse analysis of Swedish gender equality policy in development cooperation

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Emma Jacobsson; [2019]
    Keywords : development cooperation; gender equality policy; postcolonial perspective; discourses analysis; Sweden;

    Abstract : Gender equality is an important attribute in Sweden, much connected to the country’s selfimage. This thesis analyzes Swedish state policy strategies for Sweden’s works with gender equality abroad, in development cooperation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feminist movements as agents of political change : An analysis of feminist social movements’ impact onlabour rights legislation in Morocco

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cajsa Hemström; [2019]
    Keywords : feminist movements; structural adjustment; Morocco; labour rights;

    Abstract : Inspired by the contestatory debate over whether globalisation has brought more benefits or disadvantages, and feminist movements all over the world gaining more agency and leverage every day, this paper is an attempt to connect said components. Morocco is a case where both are highly present. READ MORE