Gender equality

Developing Ghana’s care economy: case and potential

Research project Unpaid provision, mainly by women, of early childcare and long-term care (LTC) of frail older people within their families is globally a major driver of gender inequality. The time poverty and negative health impacts associated with unpaid care prov ...
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Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia

Research project Project summary Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments are looking for sectors that can drive inclusive growth in the context of large youth populations, high under- and unemployment, and previous growth trajectories that did not create enough jo ...
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Global Norms and Violence Against Women in Ethiopia

Research project 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 Convention on the Eliminati ... First-year report: The project started 1 August, 2019, and did not obtain results in relation to the objectives, outputs and outcomes in 2019 or early 2020.
Period: 2019-08-1 to 2023-07-31 Countries: Ethiopia Lead institution: Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Natural Resources and Development, Denmark Partner institutions: Addis Ababa University (AAU), Ethiopia The Peace and Development Center (PCD), Ethiopia Project code: 18-10-DIIS Total grant: 8,383,912 DKK
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Imagining Gender Futures in Uganda – IMAGENU

Research project 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 ... First-year report: All researchers have discussed objectives and methodologies for studying gender and partnership. In 2019 fieldwork was started by the researchers in their respective fields in northern and eastern Uganda. This includes intervi ...
Period: 2018-10-1 to 2022-09-30 Countries: Uganda Lead institution: Aarhus University (AU), Department of Anthropology Partner institutions: Gulu University (GU), Institute of Peace and Strategic Studies, Uganda University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Department of Anthropology, Denmark Project code: 17-07-AU Total grant: 9,997,626 DKK
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The Politics Within Politics: The Fear of Loss and Hope of Gains at Dhaka University

Research project 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 young ac ...
Period: 2008-09-1 to 2013-07-1 Countries: Bangladesh Lead institution: Danish Institute Against Torture (DIGNITY), Denmark Project code: 03-08-RCT Total grant: 401,186 DKK
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Keeping up Appearances – Gender and Ideal Womanhood in Postsocialist Mongolia

Research project 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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