Essays about: "Nepal"

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  1. 1. Developing Core Elements of Women's Empowerment : A Minor Field Study on an NGO-led Development Intervention in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Östlund Ullman; [2019]
    Keywords : women s empowerment; power; gender; Nepal; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a qualitative case study of a development intervention aimed at women’s empowerment. The case is the ‘Danfe’ program, led by a non-governmental organization in Nepal. The research explores how the Danfe program impacted on the empowerment of the participants. READ MORE

  2. 2. The tourist gaze on the royal Kumari of Kathmandu - Analysis of a living goddess based on online discourse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Sofia Herslow; [2019]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; Kumari; worship; Newar; Nepal; Kathmandu valley; Tourism; Tourist Gaze; Modes of Authenticity; John Urry; Erik Cohen; living goddess; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : There are many possible sources for anthropological research, however, this thesis examines tourists' comments on internet forums. In particular, tourist comments on the TripAdvisor page of the Kumari Chowk in Kathmandu, Nepal will be examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Girls for sale” : Understanding the difficulties in protecting girls in Nepal from being exploited for prostitution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Natasha Semenets; [2019]
    Keywords : Prostitution; trafficking; internal trafficking; sex trafficking; Nepal; children’s rights; Convention on the Rights of the Child; Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children; child prostitution and child pornography; The Constitution of Nepal; Act Relating to Children; gender discrimination; social injustice;

    Abstract : The number of girls that are being exploited for prostitution in Nepal has increased in recent years, and girls suffer a high risk of being exposed when they come from already poorly conditions. Previously, uneducated girls could be found in the adult entertainment sector, but nowadays even educated girls are being exploited. READ MORE

  4. 4. When Traditional Power Structures are Trembling : A qualitative analysis of aid agencies focus on gender roles and contribution to potential changes in those following the earthquakes in Nepal 2015.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elina Hedman; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster; gender; women; vulnerability; humanitarian aid; earthquake; Nepal; empowerment; window of opportunity; double disaster; qualitative content analysis.;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how and to what extent humanitarian aid organizations strategically focus on gender roles following disasters, and how they contribute to potential changes in gender roles. The case selected for the study is Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes where the reports of four international humanitarian aid organizations were examined through a qualitative content analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Indoor Air Pollution, Passive Ventilation Strategies and Thermal Comfort in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Marianne Löwgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Energy poverty; Solid biomass fuels; Improved cooking stoves; Indoor air pollution; Carbon monoxide; Vernacular architecture; Passive ventilation; Air exchange rate; Indoor air quality; Thermal comfort; Operative temperature; Sustainable societal development; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Indoor Air Pollution (IAP) resulting from indoor burning of solid biomass fuels in poorly ventilated kitchens is a severe health risk in parts of the world where energy poverty is prevalent. Passive ventilation, i.e. taking advantage of naturally induced airflow has been suggested as crucial in reducing IAP levels below safe limits. READ MORE