Essays about: "grass-root level"

Showing result 11 - 12 of 12 essays containing the words grass-root level.

  1. 11. The sustentation situation for women in Arequipa : A field study on local development in southern Peru

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Statsvetenskap

    Author : Sandra Nilsson; [2007]
    Keywords : Peru; Arequipa; rural development; entrepreneurship; organisation; democratic participation; Svalorna; PRD;

    Abstract : The Peruvian society is one of the most unequal in the world and despite the growing economy the centralised political tradition impedes the trickling-down of wealth down to the people who need it the most. In Arequipa in southern Peru an initiative called the Programme for Rural Development (PRD) was commenced in the beginning of 2007 with the purpose of consolidating democracy and promote economic development, foremost for women. READ MORE

  2. 12. A Window of Opportunity A Minor Field Study of Empowerment in Women's Councils in Rwanda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Anna-Maria Olsson; [2006]
    Keywords : empowerment; women?s councils; political representation; feminist political theory; Rwanda; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The genocide in 1994 left Rwanda with economical, political and social structures in shambles. These circumstances equally forced and enabled women to take on new roles and tasks in the reconstruction of the country and opened a window of opportunity for women to the arena of Rwandan politics. READ MORE