Essays about: "women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 263 essays containing the words women empowerment.

  1. 1. WOMEN & DEMOCRACY IN THE ARAB WORLD A Field Study on Women’s Political Participation in Post-revolution Egypt

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sandra Jaballah; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : Autocracy; Egypt; Democracy; Political Transition; Political Stability; Tunisia; UNSCR 1325; Women; Peace; and Security; Women’s Political Participation;

    Abstract : Among the countries involved in the 2011 Arab revolution, Egypt and Tunisia are considered to have developed the most. However, Tunisia is the only country recognised as having undergone asuccessful democratic transition, whilst the transition in Egypt has been unstable and not asprosperous. READ MORE

  2. 2. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing Core Elements of Women's Empowerment : A Minor Field Study on an NGO-led Development Intervention in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Östlund Ullman; [2019]
    Keywords : women s empowerment; power; gender; Nepal; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative case study of a development intervention aimed at women’s empowerment. The case is the ‘Danfe’ program, led by a non-governmental organization in Nepal. The research explores how the Danfe program impacted on the empowerment of the participants. READ MORE

  4. 4. Under our own eyes - Mothers in search for consciousness and social change in Brazil

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Fernanda Favaro; [2019]
    Keywords : motherhood; communication for development; participatory communication; work rights; feminism; networks; social media; empowerment; conscientization; dialogue; gender equality; Brazil; mumpreneurship;

    Abstract : This case study provides an analysis on how working women mothers in Brazil articulate themselves in a feminist network born on social media (Maternativa) to generate collective empowerment, raise awareness about oppression and mobilize around work rights. Using qualitative methods such as insider participant observation, interviews and content analysis, it investigates how participatory-related communicative practices and feminism interplay on digital and interpersonal environments fostering dialogue, conscientization and, potentially, a “political turn” in the collective’s agenda. READ MORE

  5. 5. TO EMPOWER OR TO STOP STIGMATISATION? - THE WORK OF THE SHAKTHIDHAMA WOMEN’S REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER WITHIN INDIAN SOCIETY.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Klara Levin; [2019]
    Keywords : Empowerment; Gender equality; India; Karnataka; Shakthidhama; Social work; Stigmatisation;

    Abstract : Denna studie undersöker hur pass stor inverkan socialt arbete för empowerment kan ha för individers livsvillkor, om dessa individer samtidigt utsätts för stigmatisering. Syftet med studien är att få en djupare förståelse för hur och i vilken utsträckning de verksamma på Shakthidhama women’s rehabilitation and development center finner det möjligt att förverkliga deras vision att stödja utsatta kvinnor att återfå sin ”dignitet och jämställdhet i samhället”. READ MORE