Essays about: "Socio-cultural norms"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Socio-cultural norms.

  1. 1. Barriers to education among Dalit girls: accessibility of educational opportunities in Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Neeti Pradhan; [2021]
    Keywords : Dalit; Inequality; Poverty; Education; Barrier; Socio-cultural norms; Discrimination; caste system; awareness; household; self-internalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Unequal access to education still remains a major problem especially in developing countries such as Nepal. The caste system in Nepal creates a hierarchy of social groups which has resulted in unequal power distribution and unequal access to resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Are we keeping everyone safe from disasters?" A qualitative case study on how the IFRC promotes an intersectional understanding of gender within disaster risk reduction projects for resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Elin Boström; [2021]
    Keywords : Resilience; disaster risk reduction; intersectionality; gender; IFRC.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Following the increasing number of climatic shocks and disasters, the poor and most vulnerable are disproportionately affected as their already exposed situation becomes further worsened. The gendered impacts of climate disasters have demonstrated how women and girls vulnerable position is exacerbated in relation to existing socio-cultural norms and inequalities, making them one of the most vulnerable groups to disasters and climatic shocks. READ MORE

  3. 3. “What Is the 'Problem' Represented to Be?” - A thematic discourse analysis of six reports on the human rights abuses and lived effects of LGBTQIAP+ persons in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Clara Nishani Holm; [2021]
    Keywords : LGBTQIAP ; Sri Lanka; WPR; NGO reports; discourse; gender; sexual orientation; human rights; penal code; representation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : NGOs are influential actors in world politics and development efforts. During the last decade increasing numbers of NGOs, international and national, have been reporting on the violations of the human rights of LGBTQIAP+ persons and the challenges these people face in their lives. READ MORE

  4. 4. DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS IN THE ACTIVITY OF INSTRUCTION

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Martin Misgeld; [2020-11-17]
    Keywords : digital textbook; educational technology; activity theory; CHAT; instruction in mathematics;

    Abstract : Purpose:The study aims to understand the dynamics behind the teachers motive to use and not use digital textbooks in the activity instruction of mathematics. How are the motives influenced by the perceived dynamics created by the use of the textbooks? An understanding of this might serve to give perspective to the difficulties in implementing educational technology as well as being of help for policymakers, decisionmakers, producers and designers of tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Masculinity and HIV The impact of men’s masculinities on risky behaviour in Umgungundlovu district, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Ronald Byaruhanga; [2020-01-31]
    Keywords : HIV and AIDS; Masculinity; Risky behaviour.;

    Abstract : This study aimed at exploring the relationship between masculinities and HIV and AIDS. In so doing, the study sought to provide a thorough understanding of whether specific masculine identities influence men to indulge in unsafe sexual practices in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. READ MORE