Essays about: "women empowerment"

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  1. 1. WOMEN’S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE PERSPECTIVE. A Quantitative Large-N Study of ODA Recipient Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ana Japaridze; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : international assistance; bilateral aid; DAC donors; women’s political empowerment;

    Abstract : Promoting gender equality and closing the persisting gender gap is critical for achieving wide-ranging global objectives and sustainable development for all. One of the key domains in achieving gender equality is women’s political empowerment, which shows the least and slowest progress among all domains, even within the European Union. READ MORE

  2. 2. Decentralization - a route towards gender balance in municipal politics? Decentralization and wider women representation in municipal assemblies: evidence across countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lali Dvali; [2021-11-23]
    Keywords : Women s political representation; fiscal decentralization; municipal level; gender and politics;

    Abstract : This paper explores the relationship between the level of decentralization and women's political participation in local politics. Using the OLS regression analysis I ask whether fiscal decentralization fosters more gender-balanced politics at the municipal level and whether the quality of public service serves as a mechanism through which the relationship works. READ MORE

  3. 3. QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT AS THE MISSING LINK BETWEEN POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT AND DURABLE PEACE?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Bergsten; [2021-07-20]
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    Abstract : In 2000, United Nations Security Council passed resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which recognised the different roles women play during and after an armed conflict had ended. This recognition led to a dramatic increase in academic work on the field, and during the same time, another field emerged. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Empowerment through Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; Ellen Kyhle; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Village Savings and Loan Associations; VSLA; Microfinance; Vi Agroforestry; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The village-based microfinance approach Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) has been implemented in developing countries for three decades, and is found to be an effective tool in alleviating poverty and facilitating access to financial services in rural areas.  This study, done in collaboration with Vi Agroforestry, aimed to investigate the impact of VSLA activities on female empowerment in Rwanda, and more specifically, how women's access to and control over assets have been affected by VSLA participation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dialling up women farmers’ empowerment vis-à-vis agriculture: Exploring the effects of mobile phones in rural India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Vanessa Berghoff; [2021]
    Keywords : agriculture; agricultural development; agricultural transformation; India; feminisation; farmer; women farmer; gender equality; empowerment; rural livelihoods; rural development; mobile phones; mobiles; smartphones; technology; ICT4D; ICT4Ag; mixed methods; quantitative methods; qualitative methods; case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite women being the backbone of the agricultural sector in India, the patriarchal agrarian system poses major obstacles and challenges specific to women farmers with consequences well beyond the individual. This research aims to explore how mobile phones can empower rural women vis-à-vis agriculture. READ MORE