Essays about: "Uganda"

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  1. 1. Defending Journalism in Court - A case study on how journalists in Uganda are mobilising for media freedom

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Carl-Magnus Höglund; [2019-10-18]
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    Abstract : There is a global decline in media freedom. Journalists are increasingly being harassed,assaulted and imprisoned. While there is a lot of research on this depressing trend, there islittle research on how social actors can act to defend media freedom. READ MORE

  2. 2. Menstruation, Menstrual Cups and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Eklöf; [2019]
    Keywords : Menstruation; modern sanitary protection; menstrual cup; barriers to girls´ schooling; school attendance; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Several organizations claim menstruation and lack of proper sanitary protection to be one reason for lower school attendance in developing countries. These claims are stated to cause lower progression rates to secondary school among girls, and further increase the gender gap in enrollment to higher education. READ MORE

  3. 3. Information and Communication Technologies Impact on Social Capital : A case study in northern Uganda

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Lovisa Tunroth; Linda Mokvist; [2019]
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    Abstract : The distance between the third world and the western countries is continuing to increase. The continent of Africa is home to many of the absolute poorest nations on this planet, making development even more difficult in the region. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adoption and sustained use of energy efficient stoves in rural Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Naturresurser och hållbar utveckling

    Author : Julia Hoigt; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; improved cooking stoves; Uganda; new technology adoption;

    Abstract : In 2011, Energy saving (mud) stoves were introduced in villages around the Kachung Forestplantation in rural Uganda as part of an effort to support local sustainable development. Initial fieldwork showedthat the stoves had not been adopted as much as the apparent benefits would suggest. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of maternal education on breastfeeding initiation behavior of Ugandan mothers : Secondary analysis of DHS 2016 data using the COM-B model

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Forskargrupper (Inst. för kvinnor och barns hälsa)

    Author : Simon Peyda Moore; [2019]
    Keywords : breastfeeding; Uganda; DHS; 2016; 2019; Global Health; Maternal education; COM-B; Implementation Science; ImpSci; amning; amningsinitiering; Uganda; DHS; 2016; 2019; Global Hälsa; utbildning; kvinna; kvinnor; mödravård; COM-B; Implementering; Implementeringsvetenskap; ImpSci;

    Abstract : Background: The World Health Organization recommends early breastfeeding initiation, within the first hour of life. Ugandan mothers with no formal schooling appear superior in fulfilling this recommendation compared to mothers with primary, secondary, or higher education. READ MORE