Essays about: "Abortion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the word Abortion.

  1. 1. Pro-life, Positioning and Imperialism - A Critical Discourse Analysis of U.S. Foreign Aid Statements on Abortion and Reproductive Health

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Charlotte German; [2020]
    Keywords : United States of America; Foreign Aid; Abortion; Critical Discourse Analysis; Postcolonial Feminist Theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses Critical Discourse Analysis to explore how the practice of abortion is defined and created in U.S. presidential administrations’ statements on foreign aid, how the discourses regarding abortion and reproductive health have changed between 1984-2019 and how the U.S. READ MORE

  2. 2. Family planning as a solution for a sustainable future in Sub-Saharan Africa : The efforts of the global community: state and non-state actors

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Alva Ericson; [2020]
    Keywords : family planning; sustainable development; fertility decline; population growth;

    Abstract : In 2050, 9.7 billion is expected to live on Earth. Entering a new decade in 2020, the global agenda concerns sustainable development and how humans can live on Earth sustainable while continuing to develop. A solution to reach a sustainable future is through family planning. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anti-abortion legislation: What is the problem represented to be? : A critical policy analysis of the “heartbeat bills” in the United States.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Umeå centrum för genusstudier (UCGS)

    Author : Anna Gustafsson; [2020]
    Keywords : anti-abortion legislation; fetal heartbeat; fetal rights; subjectification effects;

    Abstract : Since the introduction of a new type of anti-abortion legislation in the United States which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, women’s options regarding abortion are being limited. How “problems” are represented or constituted in legislation shows that problems are time, place and context dependant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unwanted pregnancy and abortion in humanitarian settings : Factors that influence experiences of unwanted pregnancy and abortion in humanitarian contexts 

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Janina Rielly Bristam; [2020]
    Keywords : Abortion; unsafe abortion; humanitarian; sexual reproductive health;

    Abstract : Background: Despite global progress of improving maternal health globally the impact of unsafe abortion remains a challenging issue in many parts of the world. As a result of restricted access to health services and exposure to risks, women and girls in humanitarian settings have an increased risk of unwanted pregnancy often leading to abortion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Characterizaion of the mechanism underlying auxin-induced seed arrest in Arabidopsis thaliana

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Plant Biology

    Author : Sowmiya Devi Venkatesan; [2020]
    Keywords : endosperm; hybridization barriers; triploid block; auxins; RNA Polymerase IV; RNA silencing;

    Abstract : In flowering plants, seeds are produced as a result of double fertilization, whereby the haploid egg cell and the diploid central cell fuse with one of the two haploid sperm cells giving rise to a diploid embryo and a triploid endosperm, respectively. The endosperm serves as the major nutrient source for the developing embryo yet the molecular mechanisms pertaining to its development are not fully understood. READ MORE