Essays about: "women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 338 essays containing the words women empowerment.

  1. 1. Working with Hand, Head, and Heart : A feminist critical discourse analysis of ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economics’

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Julia Sundell; [2021]
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    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to gain more knowledge about the usage of the ‘Gender Equality as Smart Economic’ discourse in corporate-led women’s empowerment initiatives. This discourse can be understood as a vocabulary for discussing the business case for women’s empowerment which has diffused from development institutions to states, NGOs and corporations through a wide range of initiatives, policies, advertisement campaigns and development and humanitarian campaigns. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Accountability and women's empowerment: a case of Microfinance and Grameen Bank”.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sadat Aman Saad; [2021]
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    Abstract : Microfinance is the small-scale provision of financial services to poor people, particularly to women. Over the last four decades, the World Bankhas promoted microfinance as a key tool for addressing poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment (Weber, 2016). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Narrative of Women's Empowerment - A narrative analysis of the global versusthe local narrative of Women’s Empowerment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Julia Dellnäs; [2021]
    Keywords : Narrative; Empowerment; Feminism; NGOs; Myanmar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Empowerment, and particularly women’s empowerment, has become a catchphrase in the development industry over the past decades. The concept of women’s empowerment was developed by critical feminists largely originated in the West, which has raised several questions about how women’s empowerment translates across different cultures and contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. 'The world has changed; these days, women are the ones who are keeping their families'. Gender norms, women's economic empowerment and male capture in the rural Tanzanian poultry value-chain

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktor Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Gender Studies; Women s Empowerment; Gender Norms; Poultry; Tanzania;

    Abstract : The study presented in this thesis aimed to explore how gender norms in four rural districts in Kilimanjaro and Lindi Region of Tanzania might influence rural women chicken farmers' economic empowerment when an urban vendor introduces an improved breed of chicken. More specifically, the following aims were explored: the normative expectations for husbands and wives in the communities researched, and how these expectations may influence intra-household negotiation processes following a market-led intervention within the Tanzanian poultry value-chain;                                                                                                                                                                   if and how intra-household resource allocation may be changed if profits were to increase within a women-led business. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Feminist Mixed Methods Analysis of Gender Equality Concepts and Data for Sustainable Development Goal 5 Baseline Indicators in Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Anne Stella Muchiti Mulama; [2021]
    Keywords : Gender equality; feminist; evaluation; mixed methods; Sustainable Development Goal 5; indicators; Kenya.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were launched in 2015 to be achieved by 2030. Goal 5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower women and girls. This study conducts a feminist analysis of gender equality concepts and data with the aim of finding adequate baseline indicators for measuring SDG 5 progress in Kenya. READ MORE