Search for dissertations about: "women’s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 56 swedish dissertations containing the words women’s rights.

  1. 1. Perplexities of the personal and the political : how women's liberation became women's human rights

    Author : Valgerdur Palmadottir; Sara Edenheim; Lena Eskilsson; Clare Hemmings; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Feminist theory; Women’s liberation; Human rights; Women’s rights; People’s tribunals; Consciousness raising; the personal is political; International feminist activism; Feminism; politisk teori; personligt och politiskt; privat och offentligt; politiska subjekt; mänskliga rättigheter; medvetandehöjande; folkliga tribunaler; idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, I analyze understandings and employment of the idea that ‘the personal is political’ and how it appears in feminist politico-theoretical thought and activism in the period from the late 1960s until the middle of 1990s. My focus is primarily on the uses of personal stories in activism at the intersections of politics and legal discourse. READ MORE

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

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Islamology; History of Religions; Islam; human rights; women’s human rights; Women’s Convention; CEDAW; gender; globalisation; Qur’an; hadith; historiography; Riffat Hassan; Fatima Mernissi; History; Abdullahi Ahmed an-Na‘im.; Historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ; Mänskliga rättigheter;

    Abstract : The dissertation focuses on interpretations of Islam that claim compatibility with international human rights norms in the context of women’s rights. These interpretations are seen as parts of an on-going contemporary international debate on women’s human rights and Islam that engages Muslims as well as non-Muslims. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women's human rights and Islam : A Study of Three Attempts at Accommodation

    Author : Jonas Svensson; Jan Hjärpe; Ann Elizabeth Mayer; Islamologi Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Human rights; gender; Islam; Fatima Mernissi; Riffat Hassan; A.A. an-Na‘im; Islamology; Islamologi; Religionsvetenskap; Study of Religions;

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  4. 4. Human Rights as Law, Language, and Space-Making : Women’s Rights Movement in Post-Revolutionary Egypt

    Author : Emma Sundkvist; Mänskliga rättigheter; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Egypt; Human rights; Women s movement; Post-revolution; Feminist activism; Egypt; Human rights; Women s movement; Post-revolution; Feminist activism;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyses feminist activists’ use of human rights in post-revolutionary Egypt from 2011 to 2019. Drawing on interviews with feminist activists under three fieldwork trips, the dissertation investigates how: activists tried to implement gender equality in the country’s new constitutions, navigated the shrinking public space after 2013, sustained their activism against sexual violence despite a fragmented movement and repressive politics, and how we can understand contentious streets activism against sexual violence from a human rights perspective. READ MORE

  5. 5. How do international norms travel? : Women’s political rights in Cambodia and Timor-Leste

    Author : Susanne Alldén; Cynthia Kite; Gunnel Gustafsson; Kathryn Hochstetler; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : norm diffusion; women’s political rights; post-conflict statebuilding; Cambodia; Timor-Leste; norm entrepreneurs; capability to function.; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : How do international norms travel, via statebuilding efforts, into post-conflict settings, and how do international and national actors interact in this process? These are the main questions addressed in this thesis. The empirical focus is the spreading and rooting of the norm of women’s political rights in Cambodia and Timor-Leste, two countries in which international actors have played a significant role in statebuilding efforts. READ MORE