Essays about: "Local organisations"

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  1. 1. International Involvement to Reduce Gender Based Violence : An Intersectional Feminist Analysis of Post-Conflict Colombia 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Felicita Margot Obi; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender based violence; International non-governmental organisations; Intersectional feminist theory; Post-conflict Colombia;

    Abstract : International non-governmental organisations (INGOs) play an important role in tackling gender based violence in many countries. Hundreds of reports have been written and thousands of recommendations made. Yet, rates of gender based violence are known to increase during conflict and post-conflict. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing the Value of Development Assistance According to the Recipients: A Case Study of Georgian Organisations’ Perspectives on Estonian Development Assistance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Hanna Pintson; [2022]
    Keywords : Development assistance value; Recipients’ perspectives; Field-study; Local organisations; Donor evaluation; Estonia-Georgia development cooperation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Factors contributing to valuable development assistance are often perceived as a "black box," due to heterogeneity of development aid motives. This research brings out that too often, the value of aid is assessed from the perspectives of the donors rather than from its recipients. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Participation and Contribution of Local Non-Governmental Organisations from the Global Southern States of the Middle East North Africa Region, to Global Governance on Climate Change Displacement : Exploring Change Through the Global Compact on Migration and Refugees

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Ellen Pettigrew; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change displacement; Global Compact on Refugees and Migration; Local; Middle East and North Africa; Non-governmental organisations; Southern;

    Abstract : The aim of this research is to analyse how local, Southern Middle East and North African NGOs are included or excluded in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration and the Global Compact on Refugees and how they contribute to a changing global governance on climate change displacement. A combined theoretical framework of social constructivism interlinked with structural and social concepts of power was used in the research. READ MORE

  4. 4. NGOs impact on women with physical disabilities: an independent life in Colombo, Sri Lanka?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Maja Naumann Umegård; Annastasia Wrembicki; [2022]
    Keywords : Women with physical disabilities; independence; non gonvernmetal organisation; NGO; Social model of disability; medical model of disability; social barriers; Sri Lanka; Colombo; CRPD;

    Abstract : This study aimed to explore how non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Sri Lanka define and interpret an independent life for women with physical disabilities (WWPD) in their services. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with five employees at five Sri Lankan NGOs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rights of The Child in The Right to The City : Exploring participatory practices of child engagement and the construction of their Sense of Place in Kibera, Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Stenhammar; Disa Nilsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sense of Place; Right to The City; Children s Participation; Critical Development and Children s Rights in Kenya; Platskänsla; rätt till staden; barns deltagande; kritisk utveckling och barns rättigheter i Kenya;

    Abstract : In this minor field study, we have employed a qualitative methodology to examine the role of  the non-governmental organisation Wale Wale in the operationalisation of supranational mandates to improve the rights and experiences of children in Kenya through participatory activities. In doing so, this study is able to combine the literature on Sense of Place and The Right to The City with Critical Development in novel ways. READ MORE