Essays about: "women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 238 essays containing the words women empowerment.


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Brigita Dantaite; [2018-09-14]
    Keywords : self-reliance; strategy; empowerment; Uganda; refugees; settlements;

    Abstract : This qualitative study focused on refugee women’s economic empowerment in Uganda, a country known for its progressive refugee policies built upon the notion of self-reliance. While one of the aims of the self-reliance approach is empowering refugees, there is a gap in the literature addressing the impact of self-reliance on refugee women, who constitute the majority. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Racial Politics of Integration in Sweden A qualitative study of Gemensamma Krafter

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Sofie Arvidsson; [2018-07-23]
    Keywords : Integration; Immigrant women; Racial politics; Social inclusion;

    Abstract : The objective of this paper is to analyse how integration politics affect the everyday lives of people. A specific focus is placed on the clients of Gemensamma Krafter (GK), a functional unit within the municipality of Borlänge, Sweden which is classified by the municipality as being an integrative service. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding state repression in the light of gender equality : Exploring under which conditions states use violent repression toward violent and nonviolent dissent

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Jenny Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender equality; repression; dissent;

    Abstract : States respond to dissent with repressive means to stay in power. However, there are observed variations in how violently this repressive behavior actually is. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Economic Empowerment and Intimate Partner Violence in El Salvador - A Minor Field Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Fannie Elveljung; [2018]
    Keywords : female economic empowerment; intimate partner violence; traditional gender norms; El Salvador; Latin America; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Research shows that women’s labour market participation in low- and middle-income countries promotes female economic empowerment. However, it is still unclear if and how increased economic opportunities, e.g. through labour market participation, affects women’s exposure to intimate partner violence and overall well-being. READ MORE

  5. 5. Implications of teenage pregnancy and motherhood for girls’ educational opportunities - A case study in Kamakwie, Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Caroline Björkdahl; [2018]
    Keywords : teenage pregnancy; education; empowerment; inclusive development; Sierra Leone; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sierra Leone struggles with one of the world’s highest rates of teenage pregnancy. Reducing the rate of teenage pregnancy and ensuring access to education for all are key to achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls. READ MORE