Essays about: "NGO"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 484 essays containing the word NGO.

  1. 1. The perception of local knowledge in development cooperation : A case study of a local NGO in Kibera, Nairobi

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Lindberg; Kajsa Wictorin; [2022]
    Keywords : local knowledge; civil society; sense of place; locality; social capital; Kibera;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to study the perception of local knowledge within Wale Wale Kenya, a small local organization operating in Kibera, Nairobi. The people who run the Kenyan organization have all grown up in Kibera and thus have strong local roots. READ MORE

  2. 2. The In-Visible : Life as an IDU with HIV in Romania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Georgia Cristiana Zavatti; [2022]
    Keywords : IDU; homeless; HIV; post-socialist; structural violence; biopolitics; governmentality; homo sacer; other; stigma; risk; ID card; drugs; vulnerability; visibility; invisibility;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to present the situation of the intravenous drug-users (IDUs) living with HIV in Romania, with a focus on Bucharest. The study follows the IDUs experiences from the environment they live in, to the day-to-day examples of structural violence they face. READ MORE

  3. 3. Abortion Rights in Poland: EU and Oppositional Groups vs Law & Justice and the Socialization of Human Rights

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Louise Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Poland; Law Justice; EU; Federa; Abortion;

    Abstract : Abstract: This thesis is investigating the situation regarding abortion in Poland since the conservative party Law & Justice came into power. It does so by applying the theory of socialization of human rights, developed by Risse, Ropp & Sikkink (1999). READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Reconciliation : A Case Study of the Role of ENGOs in Environmental Peacebuilding in the Korean Peninsula

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

    Author : Hanna Saarinen; [2022]
    Keywords : inter-Korean; environmental peacebuilding; ENGO; capacity building;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role of ENGOs in inter-Korean environmental cooperation and how together with experts, they rely on scientific knowledge to influence South Korea’s policies towards North Korea. More specifically, the empirical focus is on how ENGOs contribute to the reconciliation and peacebuilding process in the Korean Peninsula. READ MORE

  5. 5. The possibility for NGOs to increase human rights with cooperation from the governments - A comparative case study within Myanmar and Afghanistan measuring maternal mortality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Hedvig Bergqvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Non-governmental organizations; Maternal mortality; Human rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : One of the target goals for sustainable development is the reduction of maternal mortality, which is a big health issue in some countries. Even if the research on maternal health care has come far and with the right expertise and supplies, almost all maternal deaths would be preventable. READ MORE