Search for dissertations about: "Women: legal status"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Women: legal status.

  1. 1. Rural Women in Bangladesh : The Legal Status of Women and the Relationship between NGOs and Religious Groups

    University dissertation from History of Religions, Lund University

    Author : Abdel Baten Miaji; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NGOs; Islamology; Women in Bangladesh; nongovernment institutions; Gender; Rural Bangladesh; Qur an; Legal status of women; Islamists; Bangladeshi girls; Bangladesh; Village women; Islam; Women; Hadith; History of Religion;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the largest Muslim countries in the world. In spite of political turmoil, frequent natural disasters and widespread corruption it has, in less than four decades after its birth as an independent state, gained visible success in human development - especially the education of women and girls, family planning and health, and microcredit to the poor. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women in the Damascus Document

    University dissertation from Leiden : Brill

    Author : Cecilia Wassén; Eileen Schuller; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Damascus Document; Women: legal status; history; Second Temple Judaism; Qumran; Dead Sea Scrolls; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology Old Testament exegesis; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Gamla testamentets exegetik; Gamla testamentets exegetik; Old Testament Exegesis;

    Abstract : Women in the Damascus Document offers a fresh look at the nature of the community reflected in the Damascus Document, one of the core documents of the Dead Sea Scrolls. By presenting a close and comprehensive study of the references to women and in-depth analyses of biblically based laws in the document, this work attempts to recontruct the role of women and attitudes toward women within the community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rape against Women in Tanzania Studies of Social Reactions and Barriers to Disclosure

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : c Muganyizi; Pia Axemo; Gunilla Lindmark; Lennarth Nyström; Maria Emmelin; Siriel Massawe; Charlotte Watts; Ann Öhman; Viveca Odlind; Berit Schei; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rape; women; victim; supporter; social reaction; social network; community; Tanzania; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Reproductive health; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Reproduktiv hälsa; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : This thesis assessed responses toward rape against women as experienced by the victims and victim supporters in the context of the interaction between victims, supporters, and formal agencies in Tanzania. The overall research design was based on triangulation with a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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; Joakim Nergelius; Kerstin Nordlöf; Catharina Calleman; [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

  5. 5. Trans and Sex Change in Contemporary Iran : A Socio-Legal Study of Gendered Policies and Practices

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Zara Saeidzadeh; Liisa Husu; Jeff Hearn; Sofia Strid; Surya Monro; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Embodiment; Feminist politics; Gender sex; Iranian legal system; Islamic law; Misrecognition; Practices; Sex change; Shi’a jurisprudence; Trans men; Trans women;

    Abstract : This thesis is a result of a qualitative study that investigates the socio-legal status of trans persons who undergo sex-change surgery in contemporary Iran. It examines how social practices of gender shape the lives of trans men and trans women in Iranian society. READ MORE