Essays about: "women empowerment"

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  1. 1. Gender-based and conflict-related violence in Colombia A qualitative study of displaced women in subnormal settlements in rural areas of Florencia and their experiences of empowerment through their work in a women’s right organisation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Adelina Fekaj; Sofia Calles Duarte; [2022-02-21]
    Keywords : Colombia; gender-based violence; displacement; women’s rights; empowerment; feminist theory; non-governmental organization;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine women’s experiences of gender-based violence as well as their conflict-related violence. The objectives of this analytical approach is to illustrate the member’s community work in a women’s rights organization called Mujeres en lucha por la paz (MLPAZ) and how the work affects the member’s opportunities to achieve empowerment in their social, economic and political life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic Empowerment: Protection or Risk? : - A quantitative study on economic empowerment and intimate partner violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Signe Wiktorsson; [2022]
    Keywords : violence against women; intimate partner violence; IPV; intimate partner violence against women; IPVAW; economic empowerment; marital dependency theory; relative resource theory;

    Abstract : Violence against women is an issue faced by women all over the world. Violence conducted by a partner or husband is the most common form of violence that women are targeted by. Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation as well as a major global health issue. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender-Based Violence in Resettlement Camps: the Internally Displaced People of Northern Mozambique

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marta Pinhal Rocha; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender-Based Violence; Internally Displaced Girls and Women; Resettlement Camps; Mozambique; Cabo Delgado;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence has been widely used by various actors against the most vulnerable individuals in conflict-affected settings. Internally displaced girls and women are especially susceptible to suffer from this type of violence; nevertheless, they frequently choose not to report it. READ MORE

  4. 4. Be Proud of Your Menstruation! A case study of commodity feminist discourse in mainland China.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Yiyun Zhu; [2022]
    Keywords : Menstruation; Femvertising; Regional adaption; Orientalism; Critical Discourse Analysis CDA ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Adopting a critical discourse analysis approach, this study presents a case study around the “Menstruation should not be hidden” campaign launched by the Swedish brand, Libresse, in the Chinese market. With the aim to explore how does the brand strategically use female empowering discourse to construct new meanings of menstruation for a regional market, and the socio-cultural factors involved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are Skewed Sex Ratios Impeding Female Empowerment in India? : A Study Looking at Violence and Violations in Indian Households

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Astrid Grube; Lindqvist Line; [2022]
    Keywords : Sex ratio; female empowerment; India; son preference; violence; missing women; demography;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the relationship between a skewed sex ratio and female empowerment in India. The study uses cross-sectional survey data from 2015-16, defining empowerment with an index that compiles questions directed toward women regarding if they have been subjected to violence and violations by their husbands or partners. READ MORE