Essays about: "Social Services"

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  1. 1. Commuting to Skåne’s Regional Centers - A Quantitative Study of Opportunities and Possible Consequences for Students

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Alva Rosager; [2019]
    Keywords : school commute; time geography; public transport; school choice; Skåne; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Region Skåne has designated seven regional centers in Skåne: Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg, Landskrona, Hässleholm, Kristianstad and Ystad. These centers are to be, among other things, providers of key services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring how microfinance institutions can enable access to financial services in rural areas of Rwanda : a case study of Réseau Interdiocésain de Microfinance

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Belise Mugwaneza; [2019]
    Keywords : microfinance institutions; rural communities; financial exclusion; financial relations; bottom of the pyramid; social capital; sites; situations and value proposition;

    Abstract : Most of rural based population in developing countries are poor and uneducated. Due to these conditions, rural communities do not attract traditional financial institutions. In response to the issue of financial exclusion, the existence of microfinance institutions has been embraced as a solution to avail financial services to rural communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital gender divide and empowering women in the digital age : A critical approach in Iranian society

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Behshid Hosami; [2019]
    Keywords : Developing countries; Iran; digital gender divide; technology; Internet and ICTs; education; cultural norms; women’s role;

    Abstract : Gender plays an important role in access to the ICTs and Internet. Even when both genders have almost equal access to the ICTs and online services, or similar literacy rates, women have a lower rate in technology related education, employment, income, and in social activities than men. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Basic Support Care When Working Towards Integration: A qualitative study on the perceptions of treatment assistants about the integration efforts performed in residential care homes of unaccompanied children and minors in Sweden post the Migration Crisis of 2015

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Kevin Harryson; [2019]
    Keywords : Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children; Integration; Street-level bureaucrats; Residential care homes; Treatment assistants;

    Abstract : This study examines the perceptions of treatment assistants about the integration work that is aimed at integrating Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC) to the Swedish society. The study also examines treatment assistants’ perceptions about the latitude within the workplace following legislative changes in 2016 and 2018. READ MORE