Essays about: "women"

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  1. 1. Gender-based and conflict-related violence in Colombia A qualitative study of displaced women in subnormal settlements in rural areas of Florencia and their experiences of empowerment through their work in a women’s right organisation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Adelina Fekaj; Sofia Calles Duarte; [2022-02-21]
    Keywords : Colombia; gender-based violence; displacement; women’s rights; empowerment; feminist theory; non-governmental organization;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine women’s experiences of gender-based violence as well as their conflict-related violence. The objectives of this analytical approach is to illustrate the member’s community work in a women’s rights organization called Mujeres en lucha por la paz (MLPAZ) and how the work affects the member’s opportunities to achieve empowerment in their social, economic and political life. READ MORE

  2. 2. AFGHAN WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF DISCRIMINATION IN THE SWEDISH LABOUR MARKET

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mohammad Anil Rasah; [2022-02-11]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Discrimination matters; this study addresses an old yet existing social problem in the Swedish labour market. Most refugees who came to Sweden are highly educated but face many challenges that problematized their employability, as well as facing employer’s prejudice, especially those who are Muslim. READ MORE

  3. 3. QUEER JAPANESE. The modern-day language usage of Japanese LGBTQ+ people

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Lisa Bendall; [2022-01-25]
    Keywords : japanska; Linguistics; sociolinguistics; queer; LGBTQ; Japanese; analysis;

    Abstract : Gendered language is a well-known feature of Japanese, but how is it applied by a speaker who does not fit the cisgender or heteronormative standards in society? In a 2010 study, Hideko Abe published a book titled Queer Japanese, which addressed this exact question. Although incredibly thorough and informative, the book is now over a decade old, and the findings may no longer be accurate. READ MORE

  4. 4. Looking into the black box: The roles of development workers in enhancing climate resilience and gender equality for ethnic minority women through the EmPower project in Vietnam

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hong Hanh Nguyen; [2022-01-18]
    Keywords : feminist political ecology; development workers; climate change; gender equality; ethnic minorities; Vietnam;

    Abstract : The climate change-gender nexus has increasingly become the arena in which adaptation interventions take place. One such intervention is the EmPower program in the Asia-Pacific region by UN Women and UNEP. This research is a case study on how one program component on women’s renewable energy entrepreneurship is implemented in Vietnam. READ MORE

  5. 5. Economic Empowerment: Protection or Risk? : - A quantitative study on economic empowerment and intimate partner violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Signe Wiktorsson; [2022]
    Keywords : violence against women; intimate partner violence; IPV; intimate partner violence against women; IPVAW; economic empowerment; marital dependency theory; relative resource theory;

    Abstract : Violence against women is an issue faced by women all over the world. Violence conducted by a partner or husband is the most common form of violence that women are targeted by. Intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) is internationally recognized as a human rights violation as well as a major global health issue. READ MORE