Essays about: "social awareness in india"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 18 essays containing the words social awareness in india.

  1. 11. Stories from the grassroots : Garima activists about their fight for freedom and dignity as Dalit women in Indian Madhya Pradesh

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för kommunikation, medier och it

    Author : Anna-Carin Svensson; [2012]
    Keywords : Garima campaign; manual scavenging; India; Dalit women; empowerment; Bourdieu; symbolic violence; human rights; grassroots level; rhetoric;

    Abstract : This research is a result of a nine week field study during spring 2012, with the purpose of highlighting the stories of Dalit women in Madhya Pradesh, India. Together with a fellow student at Södertörn University, I investigated the Garima Campaign, an ActionAid project working with Dalit women forced to endure the illegal practice of manual scavenging, the manual removal of human excreta from dry toilets. READ MORE

  2. 12. NGOs and primary education: A case study in New Delhi, India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Michaela Nummenpää; [2012]
    Keywords : primary education; non-governmental organisations; India; civil society; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Millennium Development Goals are addressing the importance of education, because there are a great number of benefits of education, such as child mortality tend to decrease which gives women the option to give birth to fewer children. At the same time, when the Government is not able to provide sufficient education, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are often involved in the process, despite that they are being criticised due to ineffective working methods. READ MORE

  3. 13. "Empowerment is to do things without having to ask for permission" - A study of self-help groups' role in empowering women in the slums of Mumbai

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Josefine Lennartson; Felicia Svensson; [2012]
    Keywords : Empowerment; India; SHGs; NGOs; women; Mumbai; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Creating Non-governmental Self-help groups (SHGs) has been a common thing in India since the early 1990’s. Studies show that the SHGs usually empower their members in different ways. READ MORE

  4. 14. Conflicts over place between indigenous communities and modern capitalism. The case of the Niyamgiri hills, Orissa.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Tove Stenius; [2012]
    Keywords : place; space; economic development; indigenous; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This literature case study focus on a contemporary conflict between the mining company Vedanta Resources and the indigenous tribe of the Dongria Kondh within the Niyamgiri Hills in Orissa, India. The analysis is grounded in phenomenology, as humanistic geographical concepts of space and place are used in order to interpret the different meanings of space and place as they are expressed within the literature by the two conflicting parties. READ MORE

  5. 15. Flying Carpets from East to West : An Examination on Corporate Social Responsibility within the Indian Carpet Industry

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper, SV

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : India; corporate social responsibility; carpets; sub-contracting; United Nations Global Compact;

    Abstract : Corporate social responsibility is a concept widely discussed by businesses and has come to describe the relationship between business and society. For some it means the idea o legal responsibility, an ethical behaviour and some equate it with charitable contribution. READ MORE