The Nicaraguan Women's Movement after the comeback of the Revolutionary Heroes: Preventing and Responding to Violence against Women
MetadataShow full item record
This thesis analyses the increasingly difficult situation for the Nicaraguan women‟s movement after the comeback of the heroes of the Revolution. I comparatively explore two women‟s organizations‟ goals, strategies and conceptualizations that are at play in the project of preventing and responding to violence against women. The organizations compared in this thesis are, the RMCV, a feminist organization which coordinates a nation-wide network of local organizations; and AMNLAE, which originated as part of the Nicaraguan revolution and is still influenced by its connection to the former revolutionary group and current political party, the FSLN. Through this research I discovered that the RMCV is mainly concerned with formulating a strategic and long-term solution to the problem of violence against women by emphasizing the transformation of state policies and institutional structures. AMNLAE, on the other hand, focuses on giving an immediate response to a pressing problem for individual women. Additionally, I found that the nature of the RMCV‟s and AMNLAE‟s responses to the problem of violence against women is influenced by whether they see violence as a consequence of personal or structural factors, and by their level of political autonomy.
PublisherThe University of Bergen
SubjectNicaraguaWomen's movementFeminismWomens mobilizationMobilizationViolence against womenWomen's access to justice
Copyright the author. All rights reserved
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Experiences and preferences of women accepting first-trimester combined screening for fetal aneuploidy in Iceland in the years 2012-2016. Comparing women who received false-positive results with women who received true-negative results Thorolfsdottir, Eirny Thøll (The University of Bergen, 2018-11-17)Background: First-trimester combined screening (FTS) has been offered to all pregnant women in Iceland from 2006, while non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) has not been taken up yet. In the years 2012-2016, a total of 255 ...Master thesis
Jahanlu, David (The University of Bergen, 2014-12-16)Urinary incontinence (UI) is a prevalent problem among middle-aged women, and many epidemiological studies have investigated this problem. Most of these studies are cross-sectional and only few longitudinal studies have ...Doctoral thesis
Employment Opportunity and Women's Empowerment. A Study with Special Reference to Immigrant Women in Bergen Hasan, Tahmina Tanzim (The University of Bergen, 2013-05-30)Gender injustice towards women in societies is the basic reason for deprivation of women from expanding their abilities to make strategic life choices. Even today, we can find female oppression in many societies ranging ...Master thesis