Essays about: "Sierra Leone"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 62 essays containing the words Sierra Leone.

  1. 1. Quests for knowledge and social mobility : Vocational and on-the-job-training as navigational tactics in the urban labour market of Sierra Leone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2021]
    Keywords : On-The-Job training; OTJ; apprenticeship; Technical and Vocational Education and Training; TVET; Sierra Leone; urban; labour market; tailoring; trading; practice theory; social mobility; moral education; youth; unemployment; livelihood; informal sector;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the experiences of those learning tailoring and trading in Freetown, Sierra Leone via apprenticeships, other on-the-job training or Technical and Vocational Education and Training programs (TVET). I examine these forms of occupational training by investigating the practices underway, how knowledge transmission occurs, as well as why learners engage with and what they get out of these activities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of film in maternal health communication in low-income countries : An analysis of ‘Di Kombra Di Krai (Cry of a Mother)’ – a maternal health drama in Sierra Leone

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Josie Eve Gallo; [2021]
    Keywords : film; maternal health; Sierra Leone; entertainment education;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality rates in low-income countries remain high and almost two thirds of global maternal deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa (WHO, 2019). Communications interventions such as media and entertainment education initiatives could help improve maternal health outcomes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Morality Discourses of NGOs Working With FGM/C in Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mika Bergström; [2020]
    Keywords : Sierra Leone; FGM C; Universalism; Cultural Relativism; NGO; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how moral discourse concerning FGM/C is articulated by the NGOs Amazonian Initiative Movement (AIM) and Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) and with what consequences. It is a case study about these two organisations which uses content analysis as the main data collecting and analysing strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. How the International Community Screws Up: An examination of institutonal statebuilding's effects on the nation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Olle Tolke; [2020]
    Keywords : Sierra Leone; Burundi; institutional; statebuilding; nation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the beginning of statebuilding interventions following the end of the Cold War, they have been strictly focused on rebuilding state institutions, wherever they have taken place. As a growing percentage of states that had experienced civil war relapsed into new intrastate conflicts, it started to dawn on researchers that this approach was inadequate. READ MORE

  5. 5. Local participation in natural resource management initiatives : a case study of the Gola REDD+ Project in Sierra Leone

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

    Author : Idriss Duramany Koromah; [2020]
    Keywords : local participation; REDD ; natural resource management; Sierra Leone; Gola Rainforest National Park;

    Abstract : The United Nation’s program, Reducing Emission from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) is an international policy mechanism to mitigate global climate change. REDD+ has a significant global impact that is changing how forests are managed around the world, particularly in developing countries and where natural resource dependent communities live. READ MORE