Gender equality

Global Norms and Violence Against Women in Ethiopia

Project summary This project (GLOW) studies the role of global norms in development. It does so through a case study of the global norm on the elimination of violence against women (VAW) in Ethiopia. The norm was originally phrased in the Conven ...

Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda – IMAGENU

IMAGENU will provide new perspectives on gender and futures in Uganda by placing marriage and its decline in focus, showing how this fundamental gender relation implicates livelihoods, health, education and people’s future imaginations. It will inves ...

The Politics Within Politics: The Fear of Loss and Hope of Gains at Dhaka University

This project explores how governance, politics and authority operate in present day Bangladesh. The project centres on the sites of incubation of political leaders and state servants - the youth in student politics. The aim is to explore the interpl ... Project Completion Report: The research show that political motivated violence is engrained jn party politics and that this violence and the threat of violence is constitutive for the operation of organized recruitment and mobilization of you ...
2008-08-31 to 2013-06-30 Bangladesh DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture, Denmark, Total grant: 401,186 DKK

Keeping up Appearances – Gender and Ideal Womanhood in Postsocialist Mongolia

The thesis addresses and the changes experienced by the Mongolian family since the fall of Soviet socialism. Based on 12 months fieldwork in Ulaanbaatar and previous 3.5 years work and residence in Mongolia since 1994 the thesis explores both persis ...
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