Essays about: "on rural life"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 453 essays containing the words on rural life.

  1. 1. Gender-based and conflict-related violence in Colombia A qualitative study of displaced women in subnormal settlements in rural areas of Florencia and their experiences of empowerment through their work in a women’s right organisation.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Adelina Fekaj; Sofia Calles Duarte; [2022-02-21]
    Keywords : Colombia; gender-based violence; displacement; women’s rights; empowerment; feminist theory; non-governmental organization;

    Abstract : This paper aims to examine women’s experiences of gender-based violence as well as their conflict-related violence. The objectives of this analytical approach is to illustrate the member’s community work in a women’s rights organization called Mujeres en lucha por la paz (MLPAZ) and how the work affects the member’s opportunities to achieve empowerment in their social, economic and political life. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lowering energy need and improving indoor climate - A case study of rural dwellings in Gammalsvenskby, Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign

    Author : Viktor Kauranen; [2022]
    Keywords : Gammalsvenskby; energy-efficient; indoor climate; rural buildings; renovation; Ukraine; Life cycle cost; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A vast majority of rural dwellings in Ukraine are inefficient from an energy perspective, with a major need for energy-efficient renovations. A lot of these buildings are also having problems with the indoor climate, with poor ventilation combined with indoor combustion of fuel which can cause negative health effects. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rethinking social care services for elderly persons in Zambia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Annette Hatembo; [2022]
    Keywords : Ageing; elderly people; family; community; caregiving; old people’s home; social care.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Elderly people in Zambia face numerous challenges resulting from high poverty levels, stigma, and social exclusion, poor service provision in old people's homes, and lack of proper care and support from family and the public. In addition, changes in population ageing have also resulted in increased longevity affecting the obligatory responsibilities of the state and the family to meet individual needs in caregiving adequately. READ MORE

  4. 4. Plats för återhämtning i en socialt hållbar stadsutveckling : en landskapsanalys om möjlighet till återhämtning i urbana utemiljöer

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

    Author : Moa Carlsson; Alexandra Sinclair; [2022]
    Keywords : Urbana utemiljöer; hållbar stadsutveckling; evidensbaserad design; återhämtning; Quality Evaluation Tool;

    Abstract : I Sverige sker en förtätning av städer vilket gör att urbana bostadsnära gröna utemiljöer minskar. Forskning visar att bostadsnära gröna utemiljöer behövs för att gynna invånarnas hälsa vilket ger ett socialt hållbart samhälle. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable livelihood for farmers : A study presenting both challenges and opportunities for local small-scale farmers in Alluriquin, Ecuador

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Olivia Adolfsson; [2022]
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    Abstract : The primary sector is of high importance to the economy and wellbeing of many countries. This is especially true for Ecuador, where 51 percent of the population living in rural areas earn their living through agriculture, livestock and fishing activities. READ MORE