Essays about: "Youth empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 42 essays containing the words Youth empowerment.

  1. 1. ‘ They have this statistic about us ‘ :Young people impacted by incarceration using theater to counter prejudice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Sofia Bratt-Graham; [2020]
    Keywords : social anthropology; storytelling; theater; collective identity; incarcerated youth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The work presented in this​ thesis looks at how young people impacted by incarceration, experience the creation of ​their own​ original theater performances. Through a lense of storytelling and narrative creation the thesis explores how these young people choose to share their stories and ​life experiences​. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Novel Approach to Youth Crime Prevention: Mindfulness Meditation Classes in South African Townships

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Katharina Kneip; [2020]
    Keywords : Juvenile delinquency; youth aggression; crime; youth crime prevention; cost-effective; crime prevention; crime rates; psychometric; survey questionnaire; psychological scales; aggression scale; self-efficacy scale; regression analysis; quantitative study; empowerment; youth agency; youth development; development; sustainable approach; self-development; Psychology; Social Psychology; abuse; trauma; risk factors; protective factors; townships; poor area; violent area; Khayelitsha; Guguletu; Mitchell s Plain; Ghetto; Africa; South Africa; Cape Town; Cape Flats; school; mindfulness meditation; mindfulness; meditation; Kabat-Zinn; future; resilience; subconsciousness; subconscious brain; emotional brain; decision making; aggression; disruptive behavior; self-efficacy; self-esteem; self-regulation; emotional regulation; subconsciousness; subconscious behavioral patterns; Neuroscience; Political Science; Development Studies; Peace and Conflict; Uppsala; Jugendgewalt; Jugendkriminalität; Jugendaggression; Aggressionsbewältigung; Gewalt; Verbrechensrate; Gewaltrate; Jugendgewaltprävention; Gewaltprävention; Survey-Studie; Umfrage; psychologische Skalen; Aggressionsskala; Selbstwirksamkeitsskala; Regressionsanalyse; Quantitative Studie; Handlungsfähigkeit; Jugend; nachhaltig; Entwicklungsarbeit; Entwicklung; Selbstentwicklung; Psychologie; Sozialpsychologie; Missbrauch; Trauma; Risikofaktor; Schutzfaktor; Townships; Armenviertel; Konfliktgebiet; Ghetto; Cape Town; Cape Flats; Khayelitsha; Südafrika; Afrika; Schule; Primarschule; weiterführende Schule; Achtsamkeit; Meditation; Mindfulness Meditation; Kabat-Zinn; Zukunft; Resilienz; Aggression; Selbstvertrauen; Selbstwirksamkeit; Selbstbewusstsein; Selstregulierung; Emotionsregulierung; unbewusste Verhaltensmuster; Unterbewusstsein; Neurowissenschaft; Politikwissenschaft; Entwicklungsstudien; Friedensforschung; Uppsala; Ungdomskriminalitet; brottslighet; förebyggande av brott; enkätundersökning; psykologiska skalor; aggressionsskala; egeneffektivitetsskala; regression; kvantitativ; ungdomsutveckling; utveckling; självutveckling; psykologi; socialpsykologi; övergrepp; trauma; riskfaktorer; skyddsfaktorer; townships; fattiga område; kriminellt område; Khayelitsha; Afrika; Sydafrika; Kapstaden; skola; mindfulness meditation; mindfulness; meditation; Kabat-Zinn; framtid; motståndskraft; aggression; störande beteende; självförmåga; självkänsla; självreglering; emotionell reglering; neurovetenskap; statsvetenskap; utvecklingsstudier; fred och konfliktstudier; Uppsala;

    Abstract : Children growing up in poor areas with high crime rates are shown to easily get involved in violent actions and criminal gangs. In South Africa, despite considerable efforts to reduce youth delinquency, youth crime rates are still disturbingly high – specifically, in the townships of the Cape Flats. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effectiveness of youth participation in post-disaster responses: The case of the 2015 Nepal earthquake

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Hana Nakata; [2020]
    Keywords : Youth participation; local participation; post-disaster response; 2015 Nepal earthquake;

    Abstract : Focusing on the rising attention towards including the local population in humanitarian action, this study demonstrates how youth participation can produce effective results in a humanitarian response, making use of the post-disaster response to the 2015 Nepal earthquake as a case study. The research was intended to investigate the specific factors that enable youth participation to produce effective results in humanitarian programming, examining the methods that organisations used to involve youth, the benefits and challenges that arose from the process, and how effectiveness could be measured for the purpose of qualitative analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Re-Imagining Civic Influence in Contemporary Uganda : A Study of Pentecostalism´s Role in the Empowerment of Kampala Youth

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Vincent Bagne Weinstock; [2019]
    Keywords : Youth; marginalisation; Pentecostalism; agency; identity-making; community of solidarity; empowerment; constructive behaviour; civil rights; participation; Kampala; Uganda;

    Abstract : This thesis explores what role Pentecostalism has as an emerging actor in Uganda in terms of empowering the largely marginalised youth population. Therefore, the purpose of the thesis is to examine how Pentecostalism may contribute to youth´s participation and influence in society and, as such, the realisation of their civil rights as the sovereigns of the country. READ MORE

  5. 5. Youth empowerment as an educational incentive in Ethiopian rural areas

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS); Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Niels de Fraguier; Jannik Halfwassen; [2019]
    Keywords : Youth participation; Empowerment; Education; Ethiopia; Rural development; Community engagement; Cross-collaboration; Policies and implementation; Africa;

    Abstract : With a tremendous demographic boom and the high importance of the youth population, Ethiopia is currently dealing with critical challenges to ensure sustainable development within the country. The recent appointment of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister has brought new hope for Ethiopian liberalisation and the improvement of former political systems. READ MORE