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Women’s Empowerment and Work with Men in HIV and Antiviolence Programs

Shari L. Dworkin

in Men at Risk: Masculinity, Heterosexuality and HIV Prevention

Published in print:
1942
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479806454
eISBN:
9781479819683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806454.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Recent behavioral HIV prevention interventions that take gender relations into account focus on two separate tracks of work—one on “women’s empowerment” and one focused on “work with men.” No ... More


Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity

Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and K.G. Santhya

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes programmes to empower women, documentsevidence on women’s situation, and outlines socio-cultural, programmatic, and policy level challenges impeding women’s empowerment. Gender ... More


Women Are Also Part of This Revolution

Hania Sholkamy

in Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165368
eISBN:
9781617971365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165368.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides a critical review of the roles of women in the Egyptian revolution and of the place of feminism in Egyptian politics. On the one hand the imagery of the revolutionary moment is ... More


Interview: ‘Visualising Our Voices’ – Hong Kong Scholar and Film Director Vivian Wenli Lin in Conversation with Boel Ulfsdotter

Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers (eds)

in Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This interview revolves around Vivian Wenli Lin’s use of participatory arts-based methods in order to encourage and teach women in marginalised communities to empower themselves by making documentary ... More


Bangladesh: Jobs and Growth in an Urbanizing Economy

Mahabub Hossain, Binayak Sen, and Yasuyuki Sawada

in Jobs For Development: Challenges and Solutions in Different Country Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198754848
eISBN:
9780191816321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754848.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Bangladesh provides a successful example of a country that has been able to support sustainable and inclusive growth through the creation of jobs that are productivity enhancing and poverty reducing. ... More


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