Essays about: "Stigma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 247 essays containing the word Stigma.

  1. 1. The Right Kind of Attention : a qualitative analysis of the ADHD community on Instagram

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

    Author : Elna Olofsson; [2023]
    Keywords : social media; ADHD; stigma; mental disorders; media representations; Instagram; qualitative interviews; content creators; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) has been a contentious disorder for years and incorrect beliefs and assumptions about the disorder are still common both in the medical community and the public’s perception. Previous research has exemplified this by demonstrating that the representation of ADHD in traditional mass media consists of few depictions and homogenous stereotypes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender-based violence against Women with Disabilities in Uganda - A qualitative study about how local organizations are working with the issue

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Klara Bengtsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence (GBV) is both a human right violation, a threat to develop-ment and a global health issue. Women with disabilities (WWD) are a group more exposed to GBV. However, research has been scarce about WWD and GBV, espe-cially in the Global South. READ MORE

  3. 3. “I’m only numbers on paper” – A qualitative evaluation of the Internalized Weight Bias Scale in a Swedish sample

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Olivia Johansson; Tea Andersdotter; [2023]
    Keywords : obesity; overweight; self-stigma; internalized weight bias obesitas; övervikt; självstigma; internaliserad viktstigma; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Weight-based stigma includes negative stereotypes and negative attitudes directed toward people with obesity or overweight. When internalized, a process also referred to as self-stigmatization, it can have detrimental effects on health. There is currently no instrument to measure internalized weight bias in a Swedish context. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender-Based Violence in Resettlement Camps: the Internally Displaced People of Northern Mozambique

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marta Pinhal Rocha; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender-Based Violence; Internally Displaced Girls and Women; Resettlement Camps; Mozambique; Cabo Delgado;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence has been widely used by various actors against the most vulnerable individuals in conflict-affected settings. Internally displaced girls and women are especially susceptible to suffer from this type of violence; nevertheless, they frequently choose not to report it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Female Managers and the Gender Wage Gap in Sweden

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    Author : Sabina Finnigan; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender Wage Gap; Female Managers; Female Wages; Private Sector; Sweden; Regional Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis analyzes the relation between female representation in private sector decision-making positions and the two predicted variables: the gender wage gap and the average female private-sector wage. Using regional data for Sweden’s 290 municipalities during the year 2014- 2018, OLS and panel fixed effect regression analysis is performed. READ MORE