Essays about: "grass-root level"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words grass-root level.

  1. 1. Peace-building for promoting well-being of communities in Nepal : Exploring the role of Social Workers

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för socialt arbete och psykologi

    Author : Debbie Furlani Green; [2018]
    Keywords : Social work; inter-faith; peacebuilding; conflict resolution; community resilience; health promotion; Socialt arbete; inter-faith; fredsarbete; konfliktlösning; community resilience; hälsofrämjande;

    Abstract : Nepal’s history is full of civil turbulence and the socio-economic development has been slow, however the last decade the social changes have been rapid. Some of the social changes include the profession of social work and peace initiative through inter-faith. READ MORE

  2. 2. Post-Disaster Gender Based Violence : An Abductive Case Study of Hurricane Katrina and the Haiti Earthquake

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Villemo Tomasdotter; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender based violence; Natural Disaster; Hurricane Katrina; Haiti Earthquake; Eco-Feminism; Hyper-masculinity Theory; Situational Theory;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown a post-disaster increase of Gender Based Violence [GBV], suggesting a need for further investigation of the phenomena and its causes. This research draws together a wide-ranging collection of secondary data sets concerning disasters and gender based violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local NGOs and their empowerment of women

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Campbell; [2016]
    Keywords : NGO; authoritarian regime; Burma; women; political participation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis intends to contribute cumulatively to the understanding of the circumstances that women’s rights-focused NGOs work in when operating in a post-conflict country with an authoritarian regime. It also aims to argue on the importance of the NGOs’ role to empower women by political participation under those circumstances and discuss why it’s often very challenging for the mentioned NGOs to reach their goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. Then, it doesn’t matter where they come from” : Cultural Competence and its Construction among Public Health Nurses and Students in Maternal and Child Health Clinics in the Province of Eastern Finland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Satu Leppälä; [2015]
    Keywords : Cultural Competence; Maternal Health; Child Health; Social Constructionism; Public Health Nursing;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND Public Health Nurses (PHNs) in the Province of Eastern Finland are facing a new situation when the families attending maternal and child health (MCH) services represent increasingly diverting cultural backgrounds. Cultural competency is a part of PHNs’ qualification demands in Finland, however little is known on the phenomenon in the study area at the moment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Farming for food? : local ways to enhance global food supply - and beyond : an ethnographic case study from a biodynamic community-supported farm in El Bolsón, Argentina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Theres Konrad; [2015]
    Keywords : Argentina; community-supported agriculture CSA ; global food supply; power dynamics; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A growing world population confronts humanity and the planet with several challenges due to its increased demand for food, space and energy, implying changes in land use. While agriculture currently provides enough food, it is destroying biodiversity and hence aggravates the planet ́s vulnerability to climate change. READ MORE