incomplete without the notion of diversity. Diversity is not only accepted, but also expected. The notion of being Mauritian cannot be conceptualised without the notion of diversity. How do youngwomen in a context of accepted diversity and endorsement of a strong ethnic identity start, accept and maintain
, youngwomen in particular are able to escape much of the social control that exists in the physical world. However, conservative voices, such as the leadership of the Muslim Brotherhood and some well-known shaykhs, have condemned women’s presence in virtual forums because of the risk of fitna
methods. I then explain the figure of the daʾwa activist in Indonesia’s political history, followed by a discussion on the Muslimah intimate public and an analysis of youngwomen’s daʾwa activism.
Daʾwa Activists on Instagram
Nisa (2018) discusses the recent phenomenon of young Muslim
‘Make a date with me by 6pm tmrw in Church for Sisters’ Talk & get the understanding you need to transition. Pastor Ose.’ In tune with Pentecostalism’s propensity for clever marketing, this text message was the final reminder for single youngwomen to attend The Brook Church
The Impossible Return? The Post-Migration Narratives of YoungWomen in Rural Java J K Department of Culture, Organization and Management Free University Amsterdam In this article, I discuss how youngwomen in a Javanese village try to incorporate the impact of their experiences as
The YoungWomen’s Christian Association (YWCA) is a global alliance of national associations working on behalf of women. According to its purpose statement, the World YWCA “unites national associations in a worldwide women’s volunteer membership movement. Inspired by the Christian faith, the
This chapter explores the social construction of traumatised adolescent girls within mental health services. Mental health research indicates that abuse in adolescence is related to a range of psychiatric problems, including self-harming behaviours and emotional dysregulation. Yet, rather than resulting in a sensitising lens for practitioners to use in a flexible way, this knowledge often leads to a deterministic paradigm, in which young women are viewed as powerless victims, who will experience enduring symptoms. The focus on psychiatric symptoms ignores the socio-political issue of gender inequality that actually produces the problem of abuse against young women. Questioning the ethics of diagnostic classification, I put forward the notion of a politics of indeterminability. I draw on qualitative data from research interviews conducted with women who have experienced trauma and social workers situated in adolescent mental health contexts, adopting a poststructural feminist lens to guide my analysis.
There has been a long debate about the effectiveness of single-sex education. Moreover the question has arisen as to whether young women are still interested in such courses.
This debate is very important, since it appears that female students can perform better in single-sex educational programs (Beraud, 2003). The lack of qualified staff in engineering disciplines for demographic reasons is a real challenge for facing governments and industries in European countries. There is a high risk that innovation will decrease as innovation depends on highly-qualified engineers. In technical and natural science disciplines, in which women are extremely under-represented, singlesex education can be a reform vehicle for modernization (Metz-Göckel, 2005). Interdisciplinary, single-sex education and innovative teaching methods can attract more women into engineering courses (Patko et al., 2009).
This paper presents an overview of single sex educative programmes for women in computer science and technology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and cognate disciplines over the space of ten years. One important part of these programmes is the single sex educative concept of the “informatica feminale Baden- Württemberg” and “meccanica feminale” summer schools. The summer schools consist of a range of parallel lectures in ET (engineering and technology) with additional courses in soft skills and networking opportunities and study information programmes for female pupils.
needing to appease funding agencies to stay afloat. At the same time, the non-neutral nature of online technologies and sites raises questions about the ways in which we can incorporate the beneficial characteristics of networked technologies while negating their potential harm to youngwomen’s