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Progression eller bara tradition? : en studie av Saudisk genusmedvetenhet i kommunikationen med CEDAW-kommittén

Nilsson, Henrik LU (2013) MRSG20 20122
Human Rights Studies
Abstract
Saudi Arabia replied in 2007 to the list of issues which the CEDAW committee sent to the state in the same year, Saudi Arabia’s reply to the list of issues showed a country that was willing to improve the situation for women. However NGO reports exposed a different reality where women are still at a very large scale discriminated against.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the question of how gender is viewed in the replies made by Saudi Arabia to the list of issues. A comparison will be made between what the state says and what NGO’s report. It will show two different point of views on how women are treated in the state, and by applying a gender system theory analyze how these discriminations can continue to exist through... (More)
Saudi Arabia replied in 2007 to the list of issues which the CEDAW committee sent to the state in the same year, Saudi Arabia’s reply to the list of issues showed a country that was willing to improve the situation for women. However NGO reports exposed a different reality where women are still at a very large scale discriminated against.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the question of how gender is viewed in the replies made by Saudi Arabia to the list of issues. A comparison will be made between what the state says and what NGO’s report. It will show two different point of views on how women are treated in the state, and by applying a gender system theory analyze how these discriminations can continue to exist through institutions.
The conclusion will show that the states strong traditionally beliefs continue to set the gender standards. A standard in which women are in an extreme form of subordinate position and this is an ongoing process. (Less)
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author
Nilsson, Henrik LU
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organization
course
MRSG20 20122
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Human rights, Mänskliga rättigheter
language
Swedish
id
3801492
date added to LUP
2013-07-18 16:27:53
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  abstract     = {Saudi Arabia replied in 2007 to the list of issues which the CEDAW committee sent to the state in the same year, Saudi Arabia’s reply to the list of issues showed a country that was willing to improve the situation for women. However NGO reports exposed a different reality where women are still at a very large scale discriminated against.
The purpose of this paper is to examine the question of how gender is viewed in the replies made by Saudi Arabia to the list of issues. A comparison will be made between what the state says and what NGO’s report. It will show two different point of views on how women are treated in the state, and by applying a gender system theory analyze how these discriminations can continue to exist through institutions.
The conclusion will show that the states strong traditionally beliefs continue to set the gender standards. A standard in which women are in an extreme form of subordinate position and this is an ongoing process.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Henrik},
  keyword      = {Human rights,Mänskliga rättigheter},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Progression eller bara tradition? : en studie av Saudisk genusmedvetenhet i kommunikationen med CEDAW-kommittén},
  year         = {2013},
}