Essays about: "Uganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 288 essays containing the word Uganda.

  1. 1. Empowered at Dusk - A Qualitative Study About Sex Work Activism in Kampala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Jörnéus; Paula Pönkänen; [2017-01-24]
    Keywords : Sex work; Activism; Peer support; Empowerment; Uganda; Safer Sex Work;

    Abstract : Sex workers around the world have always suffered from discrimination and stigmatization. This puts them in a vulnerable situation because of little social support. In the Ugandan context, sex workers suffer from stigma due to both legal and cultural practices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health care providers’ experiences and prospects of providing family planning to adolescents in Kampala, Uganda. : A qualitative study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Tove Hedberg; Carl Voghera; [2017]
    Keywords : Family planning; counseling; adolescents; Uganda; education; Familjeplanering; rådgivning; ungdomar; Uganda; utbildning;

    Abstract : Background. Unsafe abortions are a prominent problem in low and middle income countries. These unsafe abortions can be prevented by decreasing unintended pregnancy. Few adolescents in Uganda use contraception methods even though knowledge of various contraceptives are almost universal among women. READ MORE

  3. 3. Young Children's Opportunities towards Development and Attachment at an Orphanage in Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Emma Jonerud; Alida Karlman; [2017]
    Keywords : Uganda; Orphanage; Children s development; Attachment; Cultural aspects.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Author: Alida Karlman and Emma JonerudTitle: Young Children's Opportunities towards Development and Attachment at an Orphanage in UgandaSupervisor: Bodil RasmussonAssesor: Malin ArvidsonThis study was performed at the orphanage Sanyu Babies Home in the capital city Kampala of Uganda and became possible with the financial support through the Minor Field Study (MFS) scholarship from SIDA. The purpose of the study was to view how the employees promoted children’s attachment and development with the existing conditions at the orphanage. READ MORE

  4. 4. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Poverty Alleviation; Alternative energy technologies; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobile Technology and Access to Financial Services in Karamoja, Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Tom Albin Tveitan Käppi; [2016-10-26]
    Keywords : Financial inclusion; mobile financial services; urban; rural;

    Abstract : Access to financial services for the rural poor around the world has become a large development issue, recognized by institutions such as the UN and the World Bank. Having access to financial services such as savings accounts and cheap money transfers has proven to improve the economy of households as well as their ability to cope with emergencies and different kinds of shocks. READ MORE