Search for dissertations about: "CEDAW"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the word CEDAW.

  1. 1. Visibility at risk for women as rights-holders a study with regard to a refugee camp context

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Jenny Zetterqvist; Örebro universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; rights-holder; human rights; CEDAW; gender-based violence; domestic violence; protracted refugee camp situations; local customary law tradition; East Africa; plural legal context;

    Abstract : By taking the recognition of persons as rights-holders in the framework of international human rights into account, this study directs its attention to women in protracted refugee situations, restricted to stay in camps also when their human rights are at risk due to various forms of violence. The question in focus is the following: To what extent may there be a risk that women in a refugee camp context, distinguished by a protracted refugee situation, do not become visible as rights-holders and entrusted to act with regard to international human rights and the problem of violence against women, especially domestic violence?The research process has taken the form of a continuous dialogue with the material for the study, a dialogue directing attention to material from an established international human rights system on one hand and material dealing with a local refugee camp context on the other. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's Human Rights and Islam : : a Study of Three Attempts at Accommodation

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Islamology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Islamologi; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions; Human rights; gender; Islam; Fatima Mernissi; Riffat Hassan; A.A. an-Na‘im; History of Religions; human rights; women’s human rights; Women’s Convention; CEDAW; globalisation; Qur’an; hadith; historiography; History; Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na‘im.; Historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Avhandlingen tar avstamp i en pågående internationell diskussion om kvinnors mänskliga rättigheter och islam. I denna diskussion kan olika muslimska ståndpunkter identifieras. READ MORE

  3. 3. Domestic violence against women in rural Indonesia searching for multilevel prevention

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Elli Nur Hayati; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; domestic violence; prevention; rural Java; Indonesia; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Domestic violence has been recognized globally as one of the most important Public Health concerns with severe negative health consequences for the exposed women. Through UN bodies several international milestones have successfully pushed attention towards worldwide improvements in the life situations of women. READ MORE