Essays about: "Poverty"

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  1. 1. Child prostituion in Southeast Asia : A qualitative case study on the factors that contributes to child prostitution in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and The Philippines

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnéa Johansson; [2018]
    Keywords : Child prostitution; Southeast Asia; Thailand; Cambodia; Vietnam; The Philippines; Sexual exploitation; Children;

    Abstract : This study researches the issue of child prostitution in the Southeast Asia region. Child prostitution is a horrible phenomenon which is affecting millions of children worldwide and lives on despite the world’s knowledge about it and a lot of actors fighting to end it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic globalization and social conflicts in developing countries : A qualitative case study on the relationship between economic globalization and social conflicts in Benin and Zambia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Regina Weckström Breidenstein; [2018]
    Keywords : Economic globalization; developing countries; social conflict; Benin; Zambia; Natural Resources; Trade; Structural Adjustment Programs;

    Abstract : Economic globalization is said to promote peace and prosperity while reducing poverty and deter conflicts. Liberal scholars argue that economic globalization is more important than good governance/democracy for deterring conflict, and that the pacifying effects of economic globalization are universal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Facilitating trade facilitation with roads: The case of agricultural products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jacob Lidberg; Marcus Lindkvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Trade facilitation; Infrastructure; Agricultural products; Sub-Saharan Africa; Food security; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the combined effect of infrastructure and trade facilitation may enhance trade in agricultural products in Sub-Saharan Africa. Due to the widely spread poverty in this region, trade in agricultural products are of specific importance since it may help to secure food supply. READ MORE

  4. 4. Measuring spatial accessibility to healthcare for people living with HIV-AIDS in southern Nigeria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : William Ojo; [2018]
    Keywords : geographical information system; healthcare; hiv-aids; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Equitable distribution of healthcare services towards the reduction of HIV-AIDS prevalence in Nigeria remains a major public health concern. One of several research model to solve this public health problem is the use Geographical Information System, a two-step floating catchment area (2SFCA), this model emerged in the last decade as a key measure of spatial accessibility, particularly in its application to healthcare access. READ MORE

  5. 5. Communicating online microfinance as an effective poverty alleviation tool: a case study of Kiva

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Stuart Grant; [2018]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Chains of equivalence; Kiva;

    Abstract : Microfinance is a significant component of financial inclusion, which has come to the fore in contemporary developmental literature and practice. It has been used as a poster child of millennial development. READ MORE