Essays about: "women s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 220 essays containing the words women s rights.

  1. 1. WOMEN’S CIVIL SOCIETY AND COUNTRIES’ SUPPORT OF SUPRANATIONAL POLICY CONCERNING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN A quantitative analysis of countries’ ratification of the Istanbul Convention

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tove Gustafsson; [2019-08-27]
    Keywords : Violence against women; Women’s participation in civil society; Istanbul Convention;

    Abstract : Violence against women (VAW) is a societal problem and a violation of human rights. It iscrucial that governments act on the oppression that women face for being women. There has been a lack of a coherent legal system across Europe on VAW. READ MORE

  2. 2. The abolishment of the Lebanese marriage loophole – article 522. A qualitative social movement study that analyses and explores Lebanese women’s movement advocacy towards legislative changes and social change related to gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Donna Maria Maalouf; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : Globala studier; global studies;

    Abstract : In Lebanon, women have a long history of organizing and working towards equal legislationfor all, just as in other countries around the world. After several rounds of advocacy by actorsfrom the Lebanese women's movement, the gender-discriminating article 522 from the penalcode was abolished in the year 2017. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Two-Year Trap

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Regina Mattsson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : marriage migration; gendered citizenship; intimate partner violence; structural violence;

    Abstract : Marriage migration contests the normative boundaries of marriage and is therefore becoming object to vast regulations. The Swedish Alien Act’s two-year rule is one such regulation, that is implemented to weed out “fraudulent marriages” among marriage migrants. READ MORE

  4. 4. A case study of Afro-Colombian women human rights defenders

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Nasimeh Naseri; [2019]
    Keywords : Afro-Colombian women Human Rights defenders; Human Rights; Activism; Colombia; Case study; Colombia; Postcolonial feminist theory;

    Abstract : Afro-Colombian women occupy the most marginalized location within the Colombian society. Despite their marginalized location within the society, they have a central and vital role in Afro-Colombian social movement. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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