Essays about: "Empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 677 essays containing the word Empowerment.

  1. 1. Changing Norms about Life Skills and Sexuality Education through Empowerment: A study of public secondary life skills teachers’ experiences and perceptions in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Jenny Fristrand; [2019-08-13]
    Keywords : formal sexuality education; Zanzibar; Teachers; Life skills; Empowerment; Human Rights; Norm changing;

    Abstract : Formal life skills education, including topics related to sexuality, was developed in the1990s to prevent HIV/AIDS as well as a method to strengthen ‘good’ behaviours amongstudents in schools. In Zanzibar, life skills education interventions have duplicated inrecent years. READ MORE

  2. 2. DOES WOMEN'S POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IMPROVE GENDER BALANCE IN PEACEKEEPING? A Large N Study of Troop Contributing Countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hanna Buznytska; [2019-03-28]
    Keywords : peacekeeping operations; gender balance in peacekeeping; women’s political empowerment; substantive representation; women’s issues;

    Abstract : Although the United Nations has officially recognized an importance of women’s participation in peacekeeping, the number of female personnel remains low; thus, scholars have been investigating the factors that may facilitate a broader inclusion of women in peacekeeping operations. In order to contribute to the existing literature on the topic, this study examines whether one specific factor, a country’s level of women’s political empowerment, has an impact on the level of gender balance in its peacekeeping troops. READ MORE

  3. 3. Stockholm’s Engine of Change: Cyclists Remaking Themselves and Their City

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Peterlana; [2019]
    Keywords : collective action; cyclists; group identity; sustainable development; sustainable urban mobility; Stockholm;

    Abstract : Today we are experiencing an urbanization process at a speed never acknowledged before. With mobilityaccounting for a considered share of the environmental impact of these expanding urban ecosystems, the bicycleassumes an increasing fundamental role in the framework of sustainable development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pa(w)ticipatory design – Designing mediated wearable interaction between an air-scent search dog and a human

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : Kristin Olofsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Participatory design; Interaction design; Wearable technology; Empowerment; Animal-Computer Interaction; Interaction design; Human-Dog interaction; Deltagande design; Interaktionsdesign; Djur-Dator Interaktion; Människa-Hund Interaktion;

    Abstract : Designing for and with animals is common within Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI). However, studies involving animals within the design process has challenges due to verbal barriers, and an unclear methodology on how to both understand, and analyse animals in ACI. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE