Essays about: "women empowerment"

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  1. 1. Empowerment in the Garment Industry : A Study on Home-Based Workers in Delhi, India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Hellström; [2020]
    Keywords : Empowerment; global garment industry; home-based work; SEWA;

    Abstract : India is becoming one of the biggest garment producers in the world and at the bottom of the industry women can often be found working from their homes because of norms restricting them what to do and where to go. These women often work under middlemen who take advantage of their disempowerment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intersecting Oppressions of Migrant Domestic Workers : (In)Securities of Female Migration to Lebanon

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Janine Gunzelmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Gendered Migration; Migrant Domestic Workers; Intersectionality; Lebanon;

    Abstract : This Master’s thesis explores the intersection of powers that create (in)secure female migration to Lebanon. It contributes to a growing literature corpus about the lives of women, originating from South/ South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, who migrate to Lebanon to work in the domestic work sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. To Empower Ethiopian Women : A Minor Field Study of how the Gender Reforms of the Ethiopian Government impact on Non-Governmental Organisations work with Women Empowerment

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Frida Tegnell; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; Gender Equality; Gender Reforms; Government; NGO; Women; Women Empowerment;

    Abstract : Ethiopia is a country that for centuries has been dominated by men. However, since 2018, the Prime Minister Abiye Ahmed has introduced gender reforms, including a gender balanced cabinet. The purpose of this study is to evaluate how the gender reforms affect three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in their work to empower women. READ MORE

  4. 4. 'Women are power, they are roots, they are everything' : How entrepreneurial identity enables economic empowerment from microloans

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnea Carleson; [2020]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study adds new knowledge to the understanding of the usefulness of microcredit as a means to empower poor women. Using theory on women’s entrepreneurial identity, this study elucidates the functioning of such an identity to the entrepreneurship and of the social mechanisms of importance to attaining such an identity, that enable women to establish an income generating business, from microloans. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is education a determinant of women’s decision-making power within the household? A case study of an educational reform in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ida Villemo Karnström; [2019-10-21]
    Keywords : Kenya; Educational reform; Empowerment; Decision-making power;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE