Essays about: "women empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 322 essays containing the words women empowerment.

  1. 1. Free Trade Agreements and Gender (In)Equality: The Possible Gendered Consequences of the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elin Nilsson; [2020-08-07]
    Keywords : Free Trade Agreements; Sustainability Impact Assessments; Mercosur; European Union; Gender Equality; Gender Mainstreaming; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : The newly negotiated Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) andMercosur has provoked both political and public controversy. Gender equality is one of thecore values of the EU, and a prerequisite for a sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Epheson Tilahun; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Empowerment; tradition; Millennium Development goals MDGs ; women; development.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the connection between rural Ethiopian women empowerment and the development progress process that Ethiopiais achieving contemporarily.It also studied whether the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the UN are enough to address the needs and improve the status of women and young girls in Ethiopia. READ MORE

  3. 3. From despair to hope The Neighbourhood project - a turning point in life

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för neurovetenskap och fysiologi

    Author : Cornelia Johansson; Julia Nyqvist; [2020-05-12]
    Keywords : Participation; POJF; empowerment; vulnerable women; Uganda;

    Abstract : Background: Women in Uganda constitute a marginalized group because of their position in society. They often face discrimination in different forms, and this affects their possibility to participate in society. This exclusion often leads to occupational injustice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Viewing Post-Conflict Gender Equality Through a Vulnerability Lens

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Laura Donati; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; gender roles; humanitarian emergency; crisis; natural disaster; post-conflict phase; policy analysis; women empowerment;

    Abstract : Natural disasters and conflicts are not gender neutral. They have a different impact on women, girls, boys and men, deepening and intensifying already existing, socially constructed, cultural norms and gender roles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promoting women’s empowerment through access to electricity : a case study of the mini-grid project in a rural village in Myanmar

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

    Author : Soon Yeob Lee; [2020]
    Keywords : Energy; Electricity; Gender Equality; Empowerment; Gender Needs; Mini-grid; NEP; Myanmar; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Men and women have different energy needs, and the lack of access to electricity could be negatively affecting women more than men by reason of women’s typical gender norms in a society. However, previous studies and projects’ approach rarely recognize the gender dimension on energy. READ MORE