Essays about: "women s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 232 essays containing the words women s rights.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kvinnors deltagande och hållbar fred En kvantitativ studie av betydelsen av gender sensitive provisions i fredsavtal och hållbar fred

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lisa Karlsson; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : women; durable peace; peace agreements; gender sensitive provisions;

    Abstract : Women’s participation in peace processes is meaningful in order to bring about a durable peace. Previous research shows that peace agreements signed by women have a higher implementation rate than peace agreements signed by only men. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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