Essays about: "Rwanda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 158 essays containing the word Rwanda.

  1. 1. Advocates for change. A qualitative study about Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Emmy Lund; Lova Nylén; [2020-06-02]
    Keywords : gender; gender equality; reflections; attitudes; social work students; Rwanda; East Africa;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate Rwandan social work students reflections about gender roles and gender equality. This aim was achieved through qualitative, semi-structured, phone interviews with six Rwandan social work students. The interviews were later transcribed, and the data was analysed through a thematic analysis method. READ MORE

  2. 2. Translating Climate Change Adaptation to Local Context and Practice:The case of floods and landslides in Rwanda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Natalie Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Rwanda; climate change adaptation; floods; landslides; translation theory; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of conducting this study was to analyze how forced expropriations and the demolitions of informal settlements could fall under the umbrella of “climate change adaptation” measures. Using an actor-network lens and translation theory, these translations are systematically broken down between three distinct levels: global discourse, national discourse, and implementation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring the acquisition of media literacy skills through media participation in Rwanda : a case study of Huye Community Radio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Pacifique Emmanuel Niyitegeka; [2020]
    Keywords : Media and participation; media literacy; radio; community radios; public community radios; youth volunteer journalists; civic engagement; Rwanda; Media literacy promotion; development; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Media literacy has been described as the ability of a citizen to access, critically analyze, and produce media content for specific outcomes. It also involves an awareness of the impact of media in the society and an understanding of media processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agricultural vulnerability to changing rainfall patterns: Assessing the role of smallholder farmers’ perceptions and access to weather forecast information in adaptation-decision making : case study of the North-Western provinces, Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Didier Muyiramye; [2020]
    Keywords : vulnerability; perception; weather forecast information; changing rainfall patterns; heavy rainfalls; floods; smallholder farmers; adaptation;

    Abstract : Adverse weather is currently among the crucial challenges facing agricultural development in sub-Saharan Africa. With climate change and variability increasing, rainy seasons are becoming more and more unpredictable. Heavy rainfalls and severe flooding have increased, affecting smallholder farming and rural livelihoods considerably. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown : How the Rwandan government has legitimized its rule 2010-2019

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Kjellström; [2020]
    Keywords : electoral authoritarian regimes; Rwanda; securitization; legitimization;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study how electoral authoritarian regimes remain resilient over time, by observing how they handle challenges to their rule. More specifically, the thesis will focus on the strategies used to legitimize further rule. READ MORE