Essays about: "law and ngos"

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  1. 1. Morality Discourses of NGOs Working With FGM/C in Sierra Leone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mika Bergström; [2020]
    Keywords : Sierra Leone; FGM C; Universalism; Cultural Relativism; NGO; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how moral discourse concerning FGM/C is articulated by the NGOs Amazonian Initiative Movement (AIM) and Advocacy Movement Network (AMNet) and with what consequences. It is a case study about these two organisations which uses content analysis as the main data collecting and analysing strategy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Humanitarian aid : A qualitative study of the ethical reasoning behind the allocation from the perspective of five Swedish-based organizations

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier; Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Jennelié Danielsson; Anna-Maria Polasek; [2020]
    Keywords : Humanitarian aid; humanitarian principles; ethics; NGOs; aid allocation; aid donors;

    Abstract : The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols aim to protect those people who are not “participating in the hostilities” of war, such as “civilians, health workers and aid workers” and are the pillar of humanitarian law (International Committee of the Red Cross, 2010). The humanitarian principles including humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality, are based on the international humanitarian law and committed to by all member states of the European Union (European Commission, 2019). READ MORE

  3. 3. To Empower Ethiopian Women : A Minor Field Study of how the Gender Reforms of the Ethiopian Government impact on Non-Governmental Organisations work with Women Empowerment

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Frida Tegnell; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; Gender Equality; Gender Reforms; Government; NGO; Women; Women Empowerment;

    Abstract : Ethiopia is a country that for centuries has been dominated by men. However, since 2018, the Prime Minister Abiye Ahmed has introduced gender reforms, including a gender balanced cabinet. The purpose of this study is to evaluate how the gender reforms affect three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in their work to empower women. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multinational Corporations: A case of impunity - An argumentation analysis on the parliamentary debate of the Swiss Business Initiative

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Mirjam Hagmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Multinational Corporations; Human Rights; Swiss Business Initiative; Global Justice; Corporate Social Responsibility;

    Abstract : Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the media are constantly drawing attention to human rights violations caused by multinational corporations abroad (MNC). Due to the lack of an adequate framework to hold corporations accountable for their corporate misconduct across borders, there is a liability gap. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political, yet Neutral? - A Case Study of the Pressures on Humanitarian Aid Provision in Venezuela

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Petronella Ottosson; [2020]
    Keywords : Humanitarian aid; Local NGOs; Politicization; Neutrality; Venezuela; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the nature of the challenges local NGOs face when responding to the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. In doing so, it draws on material collected from distance interviews with Venezuelan NGOs involved in delivering humanitarian aid and on qualitative analysis of political statements from members of the Venezuelan government. READ MORE