Essays about: "behaviour change projects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words behaviour change projects.

  1. 1. Blind to faith: Participation of faith leaders in a gender-based violence prevention project in Liberia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Alice Keen; [2019]
    Keywords : Freire; participation; liberia; communication for development; faith; Gender; Gender-based violence; christian; muslim; interfaith;

    Abstract : Sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls is a major challenge across the world which requires engaged and sustained action to see change (Abramowitz and Moran, 2012). Communication for Development approaches are often used in GBV-prevention programmes because they provide a means of engaging people at a community-level, whether that is through one-way behaviour-change messages on mass media or through participatory community projects engaging people in dialogue. READ MORE

  2. 2. Promoting Green Investments Within the Retail Sector

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.); KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Gustaf Erlandsson; Anton Wahlstedt; [2018]
    Keywords : Retail sector; Private investors; Framework; Green investments; Bonds; Subsidies; Fintech; Impact; Transparency; Definition problem; Rational choice; Behaviour; Retail-sektorn; Privata investerare; Ramverk; Gröna investeringar; Obligationer; Subventioner; Fintech; Inverkan; Transparens; Definitionsproblem; Rationella val; Beteende;

    Abstract : The environmental problem has become more prominent in the last decade, and in the recent years there has been a number of alarming reports published on this topic. In order to fight the climate change, the financial industry can play a key role by directing their investments towards green projects and sustainable companies, pushing companies to participate in the transformation to a sustainable world. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seeing is believing is doing? : On the role of future-oriented imagination in developing motivation for a sustainable lifestyle

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Viktoria Vingmarker; [2018]
    Keywords : environmental psychology; future-oriented imagination; pro-environmental behaviour; pro-environmental self-identity; sustainable development; sustainable lifestyles;

    Abstract : The environmental and climate-related sustainability challenges facing the world today are complex, accelerating and urgent, and they call for change from multiple stake­hol­ders. While govern­ments, busi­nes­ses and other insti­tutions hold a high degree of responsibility for initia­ting and enabling the neces­sary change processes towards sustainable practices, so do also individuals and com­munities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Waste sorting : A proposed social design workshop to improve behaviour and management of recycling.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för design (DE)

    Author : Albertina Ravn; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Circular economy; Recycling; Recycling behaviours; Social Design Workshop;

    Abstract : This study and design concept explores the need for a change of the behaviour and recycling knowledge in Nybro Municipality, situated in Eastern Sweden.  The main aim of this study is to provide support for discussion and act as an inspiration for the future development of projects with participatory citizenship. READ MORE

  5. 5. HIV in Ukraine: An Everlasting Epidemic? Assessment of knowledge, behaviour change, tolerance towards people living with HIV and accessibility of healthcare services for HIV among adolescent girls and young women in Ukraine.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sonja Bloch; [2018]
    Keywords : HIV; health prevention; project effectiveness; gender equality; Ukraine; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ukraine has the second highest rates of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Europe and struggles with the HIV epidemic since the 1990s. Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are especially vulnerable due to their social position and biological characteristics. READ MORE