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Sustainable development of Rwandan family. Learning from Indigenous practices of gender equality and contemporary gender equality trends

Pågående forskning
2017 - pågående
Institutionen för socialt arbete

Kort beskrivning

This research project analyzes how changes brought by gender equality, gender policies and laws are affecting families in the African Great lakes Region in general, especially in Rwanda. The research questions are 1) What is known in the research concerning gender policies in African Great lakes Region in general and in Rwanda in particular? 2) How can indigenous practices of gender equality inform contemporary gender policies? 3) How do women understand the traditional and contemporary roles of men and women in the family, following gender policies? 5) How do men perceive their involvement in the promotion of gender polies in Rwanda?