Essays about: "gender role IN AFRICA"

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    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knocking on the door : a study on nutritional education and women’s empowerment on household level in rural Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Therese Strimell Flodqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : gender; women´s empowerment; decision making; intra-household bargaining; nutritional education; scale–N;

    Abstract : In Sub-Saharan Africa, food is often prepared by women, by mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters or sisters-in-law. Despite their crucial role in household food security women in developing countries are generally disempowered and they have low decision-making power. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Campaigning for power, not for the people" : A comparative case study about Cape Town youth and their perceptions of voting

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Sanna Stavås; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The declining political participation among youth has been frequently debated and researched in Western democracies. South Africa is often considered a role model that other African countries can learn from in terms of democracy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crop production upgrading strategies and their role for household food security in Chamwino District, Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Charles Ndimbwa; [2018]
    Keywords : food security; upgrading strategies; smallholder farmers; food value chain; agriculture-nutrition pathway;

    Abstract : Food insecurity is still a challenge affecting many people in the world, whereby the majority live in developing countries in Southern Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In Sub-Saharan Africa, many who are food insecure are poor smallholder farmers in rural areas who depend on rain-fed agriculture for food and income. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s role in Peace Processes : A comparative study of women’s participation in the peace processes in Africa and Western Asia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linda Olofsson; [2018]
    Keywords : women; peace agreements; peacebuilding; agents of change; gender roles;

    Abstract : With the implementation of UNSC Resolution 1325 the role women play for peace and security was affirmed. Since the implementation of the resolution, almost two decades ago, more than 400 peace agreements has been signed. Since then one can assume much has happened regarding women and their role in the peace process. READ MORE