Search for dissertations about: "gender-based violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words gender-based violence.

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

    Author : Jenny Zetterqvist; Joakim Nergelius; Kerstin Nordlöf; Catharina Calleman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

    Author : Max Waltman; Jonas Tallberg; Catharine A. MacKinnon; Amy Mazur; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; pornography; prostitution; trafficking; gender-based violence; sex equality; intersectionality; freedom of speech; democracy; sexual abuse; comparative politics; civil rights; comparative law; equality law; violence against women; Canada; Sweden; United States; judicial politics; legislative politics; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dissertation analyzes obstacles and potential in democracies, specifically Canada, Sweden, and United States, to effectively address empirically documented harms of pornography. Legislative and judicial challenges under different democratic and legal frameworks are compared. READ MORE

  3. 3. Putting Scientific Research and Performing Arts Together : A Quest for Equality

    Author : Pranab Dahal; Katarina Swahnberg; Sunil Kumar Joshi; Karen Marie Moland; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; drama; awareness; community participation; gender-based violence; gender inequality; human trafficking; Nepal; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : BackgroundGender inequality and violence are prevalent globally affecting women withdiscriminatory practices and victimizations. The oppressions majorly arise due tosystemic inequalities and power hierarchies. Interventions targeting to endinequality and violence are increasing and this thesis compares the outcomes ofparticipatory Forum Theater. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bodies and Battlefields : Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Colombian Armed Conflict

    Author : Signe Svallfors; Sunnee Billingsley; Gudrun Østby; Mikaela Sundberg; Tiziana Leone; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; gender; women’s health; sexual and reproductive health and rights; radical reproductive justice; gender-based violence; family planning; contraception; Colombia; sociologisk demografi; Sociological Demography;

    Abstract : Since the Second World War, most contemporary wars have taken place within countries and imposed overwhelming stressors on civilian populations. Women living in conflict may be particularly at risk of sexual and reproductive health concerns, including pregnancy-related mortality and morbidity that could have been prevented, a lack of access to health care goods and services, and conflict-related sexual violence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Before Being Born : Studies on Preconception Health and Unplanned Pregnancies in Low- and High-Income Settings

    Author : Jenny Niemeyer Hultstrand; Maria Jonsson; Tanja Tydén; Mats Målqvist; Jennifer Hall; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pregnancy planning; Unplanned pregnancy; Unintended pregnancy; Unwanted pregnancy; Preconception health; Periconceptional health; Preconception care; Reproductive life planning; Family planning; Lifestyle; Foreign-born; Immigrants; Gender-based violence; Eswatini; Sweden; Focus group; Implementation; Obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Nearly half of all pregnancies globally are unplanned. They represent a failure to meet individuals’ reproductive health needs and are associated with adverse maternal and child outcomes. Preconception and contraception care can help improving outcomes of pregnancies that are desired, and preventing those that are undesired. READ MORE