Final Seminar 2021

5 December 2021
Final Seminar 2021
The presentations of the final assignments of the 2021 cohort of the Gender Equality Studies and Training programme (GRÓ GEST) will take place on Monday, December 6, at the lecture hall in Veröld (VHV-023), University of Iceland, from 8:50 am – 3:45 pm. The presentations will also be live streamed online.
The link for the morning session is here:
Due to distancing requirements and assembly restrictions (50 people), a limited number of people can attend the event at any given time during the day, and guests will be counted as they arrive and leave. Guests are required to wear masks and keep a 1 meters distance.

8:50-9:00  •  Welcoming remarks: Dr. Irma Erlingsdóttir, Director GRÓ GEST

9:00-10:00 • SESSION 1  •  Femininities and Masculinities across Fields and Societies
Mitigating Hegemonic Masculinity among Young Men Aged 18-35 in North-West Nigeria // Ugonna Obi-Emeruwa
Indigenous Women as Water Protectors, Men as Firefighters? Gender and Indigeneity in the Context of Climate Change in Sakha (Yakutia) // Daria Burnasheva
Construction of Gender Discriminatory Practices in the Mexican A.I. Ecosystem // Tatiana Margarita Telles Calderón
The Militarized Character of Palestinian National Action Plans under UNSCR 1325 // Raghda Anton Daboub

COFFEE BREAK: 15 minutes

10:15-11:15 • SESSION 2 • Thinking Outside the Societal Box on Gender Issues
Iraq's Queer Community Torn between Militias, Moralities and Masculinities // Bakhan H. Qadir
Emergency Health Service Linkages for Street Children Following Sexual Abuse in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Zomba Cities in Malawi // Jessy Uchindami Gondwe
Impact of Binary Gender Budgeting on Transgender Lives in India // Meenakshi Gandotra
Chinese Single Motherhood by Choice: A Feminist Perspective on Reproductive Technology // Jingyun (Iris) Pi

COFFEE BREAK: 15 minutes

11:30-12:30 • SESSION 3 • Women in Particularly Precarious Positions
Promoting Sexual and Reproductive Well-being and the Rights of Women with Disabilities in the Colombo and Gampaha Districts of Sri Lanka // Kushmin Perera
Surpass beyond your Expectations: Improved Economic Status for Women with Disabilities in the Kampala Slums in Uganda // Namutebi Bernah Namatovu
Institutional Disability Protection: Sexual Harassment Experiences from Students Living with Disability in Ugandan Public Universities // Tendo Mirembe Namata
Undermined, Invisibilised and Silenced: Covid-19, Community Health Workers and State Negligence in India // Prachi Sharma

LUNCH BREAK: 60 minutes 

13:30-14:30 • SESSION 4 • The Different Faces of Gender-Based Violence
Community Response to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Mexico City // Claudia Pamela Chavarría Machado
Conflict Related Sexual Violence against Women and Girls in Nepal: Political and Societal Origins // Bindu Sharma
Psychological Rehabilitation of Young Girl Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Rural Egypt // Manar Salman
The Impact of the Delayed Enactment of the Combating of Trafficking of Persons Act on Women: A Case Study from Namibia // Hileni Ndilimeke Alupe

COFFEE BREAK: 15 minutes

14:45-15:45 • SESSION 5 • Intersections of Economics, Politics, the Environment and Gender
Free Trade for Whom? A Feminist Analysis of the AfCFTA's Implementation on Women Informal Cross Border Traders in Kenya // Kalevera E Imungu
Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in Mongolia: Experiences and Ways Forward // Lkhagvadulam Jamiyandagva
Gender and Climate Change in Malawi: Understanding the Impacts on Agricultural Production Systems and Food Security // Zamiwe Phiri
The Politics of Patriarchy in Malawi: Backlash against the Women's Movement and Political Participation // Zainab Quareen Chisenga