Essays about: "transnational advocacy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words transnational advocacy.

  1. 1. ACCESSING MICROFINANCE THROUGH FINANCIAL LITERACY : A Case Study of Hand in Hand Eastern Africa’s Operations in Kenya

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Pontus Lindahl; Linda Mokvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Financial Literacy; Microfinance; Microcredit; Women Empowerment; Financial Inclusion; Social Capital; Social Learning Theory; Dynamic Capabilities; Poverty Alleviation; Developing Countries; Kenya; Bottom of the Pyramid; Hand in Hand andHand in Hand Eastern Africa;

    Abstract : In 2015, United Nations implemented seventeen Sustainable Development Goals along with 169 sub-targets with the ambition to transform the world through achieving sustainable development and, hence annihilate poverty. In light of the foregoing, both authoritative and non-governmental entities accentuated the significance of ‘financial inclusion’ which, in turn, has developed into an evangelical advocacy reminiscent of the extensive publicity that microfinance received at the end of last century which, in turn, has led to an unprecedented passion among philanthrocapitalists, transnational corporations, and other benefactors to financially and socially assist the impoverished. READ MORE

  2. 2. International human rights advocacy in a repressive environment: A case study of advocacy communication in Cambodia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Thomas Sullivan; [2019]
    Keywords : Advocacy; Communication; Human Rights; Cambodia; NGO;

    Abstract : This degree project examines the international advocacy communication of a Cambodian human rights group during an authoritarian crackdown which began in 2017. Fearing arrests, violence and NGO closures, many rights advocates avoided public statements and protests and focused more on private advocacy towards international actors, seeking foreign interventions to curb government repression. READ MORE

  3. 3. Securitisation as a Norm-Setting Framing in The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Aleksandra Daynova; [2019]
    Keywords : securitisation; framing; normative; lethal autonomous weapons systems; transnational advocacy networks;

    Abstract : Since 2009, International Relations scholars have researched the role of big advocacy groups in giving access to the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). To further these studies, the focus of this thesis is on the progress of negotiations for the 6-year period since the issue has been adopted, asking the question – How has the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots chosen to frame lethal autonomous weapons systems, and how successful has that framing been for the period of 2013 to 2019? I argue that advocates undertook a normative securitisation process to frame the existential threat lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) pose to human beings. READ MORE

  4. 4. United Nations’ Naming and Shaming of Children’s Rights Abusers in Conflict: A Critical Assessment

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jovana Ostojic; [2019]
    Keywords : United Nations; naming and shaming; conflict; IHL; children s rights;

    Abstract : Naming and shaming is a widely used strategy by the transnational advocacy network (TAN) to prevent human rights abuses and increase compliance to international humanitarian law (IHL). However, existing research demonstrates controversial results about the efficacy of naming and shaming as a method to increase compliance to IHL. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fighting violence against women in postcolonial Bolivia. A field study examining the collaboration between the local and international in Bolivia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Anna Bernard; [2018]
    Keywords : VAW; TANs; advocacy; feminism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines to what extent local and international organizations cooperate to combat violence against women (VAW) in Bolivia. The theoretical framework is based on postcolonial feminism, examining previous work focusing on VAW, (feminist) transnational advocacy networks and norm diffusion. READ MORE