Gender equality in Kosovo's uniformed services : [presentation given August 24, 2012]

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dc.contributor.advisor Bowen, Brian
dc.contributor.advisor Hyatt, Nicole
dc.contributor.advisor Agani, Mentor
dc.contributor.advisor Krasniqi, Shemsi Sylejmani, Arbenita 2012-09-06T13:56:11Z 2012-09-06T13:56:11Z 2012-09-06
dc.description Includes bibliographical references. en_US
dc.description.abstract This project addresses women’s participation and decision-making role in Kosovo’s three main uniformed services: the Kosovo Customs (KC), Kosovo Police (KP), and the Kosovo Security Force (KSF). There are currently small numbers of women in these three uniformed services, and even less in decision-making positions. This project has considered institutional mechanisms and ways to improve women’s participation in these institutions in order to empower their role in Kosovo society. It also includes analysis from data sources that were available for current women’s participation in these institutions ... This study did find a significant difference between female of KC, KP and those in KSF. Female officials from KC (80%) and KP (80%) agreed that promotion opportunities are discriminative. Contrary, female officials from KSF (80%) do not believe that opportunities for promotion in KSF are discriminative. The KC and KP have no policy for gender equality. The KSF have respective policy, but it is not implemented. Therefore, it is recommended that institutions of KC, KP, and KSF should develop and promote policy for enhancing women’s representation. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Chapter 1. International gender equality -- Chapter 2. Gender equality in Kosovo in 2012 -- Chapter 3. Women in Kosovo customs -- Chapter 4. Women in Kosovo police -- Chapter 5. Women in Kosovo security force -- Chapter 6. International case -- Chapter 7. Final discussion and recommendations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
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dc.subject Kosovo (Republic) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sex discrimination in employment--Investigation--Kosovo (Republic) en
dc.subject.lcsh Women--Employment--Kosovo (Republic) en
dc.subject.lcsh Customs administration--Officials and employees en
dc.subject.lcsh Police--Kosovo (Republic)--Personnel management en
dc.subject.lcsh Customs administration--Kosovo (Republic) en
dc.title Gender equality in Kosovo's uniformed services : [presentation given August 24, 2012] en_US
dc.type Capstone Project en_US
dc.description.defense 2012-08-24 College of Applied Science and Technology en_US
dc.description.extent 75 p. : ill. (some col.) + 1 PowerPoint presentation en_US
dc.subject.keyword Kosovo Security Force en
dc.description.department American University in Kosovo en_US
dc.description.approval 2012-08-24
dc.contributor.advisorChair Bowen, Brian

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