Essays about: "stigma"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 145 essays containing the word stigma.

  1. 1. The Balancing Act of Disclosure: Experiences of Stigma and Resistance Among Men Who Sell Sex to Men

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Linda Laura Palhamn; [2019-02-13]
    Keywords : Disclosure; MSW male sex work ; stigma; and resistance;

    Abstract : Little attention has been given in previous research to disclosure about sex work and even lessto men’s experience of disclosure about selling sex. There is a lack of understanding of thechoices behind disclosure and how men who have experiences of selling sex use disclosure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Activity and Participation in individuals who have received lower limb prostheses from Exceed : A qualitative study conducted in Cambodia

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering

    Author : Malin Johansson; Lisa Felixon; [2019]
    Keywords : Developing countries; Cambodia; prostheses; activity; participation ;

    Abstract : Background: Cambodia has one of the highest percentages of persons living with disability in the world. Disabled people often encounter stigma in the community, and they do not have the same access to a range of services as the rest of the population. READ MORE

  3. 3. The nexus between child protection and gender-based violence programming; the impact for displaced adolescent girls in Jordan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Victoria Sheppard; [2019]
    Keywords : Humanitarian; Emergency; Displacement; Refugee; Gender; Gender-Based Violence; Child Protection; Adolescents; Rights-Based Programming; Participation; Coordination; United Nations;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children are pervasive and destructive globally, but the exacerbation of violence in emergency contexts makes addressing them an urgent priority in humanitarian action. However, despite recognition of overlapping risks and intervention opportunities, child protection programming and GBV programming have hitherto followed discrete trajectories, resulting in adolescent (aged between 10 and 19 years) girls falling between the domains, despite their heightened vulnerability to GBV. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Hidden Population: A qualitative discourse analysis on media coverage of the homeless population in Ireland.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Ella Kaverma; [2019]
    Keywords : homelessness; media; stigma; housing; Ireland; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Homelessness in Europe, especially Ireland, has been a growing issue ever since the recession of 2008. In addition to struggling with finding safe spaces and everyday tasks such as access to food, showers and grooming, the homeless are met with stigma and stereotypes. This thesis aims to explore how the homeless are portrayed in the Irish Times. READ MORE

  5. 5. INTERNET-BASED MINDFULNESS-ACCEPTANCE-COMMITMENT IN SPORTS: A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Henrik Andersson; Mikael Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Sport psychology; self-care program; ACTSPORT; MAC; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.; Idrottspsykologi; självhjälpsprogram; ACTSPORT; MAC; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.;

    Abstract : The psychological aspects of sports is crucial for performance and important for sustaining good mental health. Despite this, efforts to improve those aspects are surprisingly rare and partly due to stigmatization of help-seeking together with lack of time and economic resources. READ MORE