Essays about: "United Nations"

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  1. 1. Loneliness at Home : Staying Connected to Long-distance Family

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Misako Watanabe; [2021]
    Keywords : Loneliness; well-being; a sense of connection; long-distance family; human-centred design;

    Abstract : It is becoming a problem that the number of people who have loneliness by a physical distance between family members has lately kept increasing. Home is not only about space, but also about where an individual makes memories, feels secured with its familiarity and feels comfortable with his or her family member(s). READ MORE

  2. 2. Women and water scarcity in Botswana: Challenges and strategies in Kweneng District -The case study of Gakuto Village

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Monicah Tshabatau; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; water scarcity; water access; sanitation; adaptation strategies; vulnerability;

    Abstract : The purpose of the paper is to examine how water scarcity affects women in Gakuto and strategies they use to adapt to water scarcity. Water is a basic necessity and a requirement for all according to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Botswana is one of the countries faced with water scarcity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Female representations on Greek media and Greek women’s (un)employment before and after the Covid-19 pandemic : Examining whether and how media gender stereotypes can affect Greek women’s development in light of a crisis.

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

    Author : AFRODITI KARANTONAKI; [2021]
    Keywords : gender stereotypes; female entrepreneurship; gender discrimination; women; feminism; mass media; communication; development; Greece;

    Abstract : Women around the world face various kinds of discrimination, which vary from country to country and from culture to culture. Socio-economic crises and global emergencies can accentuate such gender inequalities being particularly detrimental to women. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Importance of Gender Equality in Climate Action : An investigation into how UN member states view the relation between gender equality and climate action

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Diandra van Duijn; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; gender equality; climate action; SDGs; United Nations; National Determined Contributions;

    Abstract : Scientists warn that the current rate of climate change will raise average global temperature by 4°C compared to 1990, although warming of +2°C will already have dire effects throughout the world. Therefore, the UN acknowledges SDG 13 (Climate Action) as one of the most important goals for the coming decade in order to fight climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of Vacuum Impregnation with Various Substances in Combination with Pulsed Electric Field to Improve the Freezing Tolerance of Arugula Leaves

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : George Lukhava; [2021]
    Keywords : Food Engineering; Food Preservation; Pulsed Electric Fields; PEF; Vacuum Impregnation; VI; Arugula; Cryoptrotectant; Glycerol; Secondary Metabolites; Folic Acid; Folate; Folacin; Vitamin B1; Thiamine; Thiamin; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : As of 2020 an estimated number of 821 million people across the world are undernourished and that figure is expected to grow by 2 billion before the end of 2050 (United Nations Sustainable Development 2020). Despite this, every year over 1/3 of food produced globally is disposed of without consumption (Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition 2018), and the actual number might be much higher. READ MORE