Essays about: "women in Ghana"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words women in Ghana.

  1. 1. WOMAASHI (We press on): Communications and Activism in the Ada Songor Salt Women’s Association, Ghana

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Eibhlín Ní Chléirigh; [2019]
    Keywords : Activism; Women; Ghana; Land Rights; Solidarity; Social Movements;

    Abstract : The purpose of the project is to create a model for improved and expanded participation in an activist network, The Ada Songor Salt Women's Association (ASSWA) by enhancing communications. ASSWA is an organization of Brave Women (Yihi katseme) salt winners from the Songor lagoon area in south eastern Ghana. READ MORE

  2. 2. “The pain she feels, I don’t feel it, but I feel for her” : A case study of urban teenage schoolboys’ knowledge and attitudes towards menstruation in Ghana

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ella Bogren; [2019]
    Keywords : Menstruation; Male menstrual attitudes; Menstrual health management; Religion; Ghana.;

    Abstract : Menstrual health management can be a difficulty for menstruating women and girls, especially in low- and middle-income countries or other areas of poverty. Menstruation being characterized by stigmatisation, myths and taboo makes it especially troublesome, preventing women and girls to handle their menstruation safely and with dignity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Getting the Bloody Work Done: Menstruating in the Workplace : A field study investigating how urban Ghanaian market women perceive menstruation to affect their working life

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Therese Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Menstruation; Menstrual hygiene management; Workplace environment; Work-life; Ghana;

    Abstract : During recent years the stigmatised phenomenon of menstruation has received increased attention, revealing various challenges faced by menstruating women and girls. The prevalence of these have shown to be particularly profound in low- and middle-income countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can the Grow initiative contribute to poverty reduction and community development through agribusiness? - A case study of the African Agricultural Development Company’s irrigated farming hub”, Ghana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Fransson; [2018]
    Keywords : Grow; land grabbing; accumulation by dispossession; developing countries; Ghana; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The current debate concerning land acquisition for commercial agriculture is whether it can contribute to poverty reduction by developing communities through successful agribusiness, or whether it leads to dispossession of traditional land users. Thus, this research is a case study of the African Agricultural Development Company (AgDevCo) and their irrigated farming hub in Babator, Ghana. READ MORE

  5. 5. PRIMARY HEALTH CARE AND CHILD MORTALITY AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH THE WEALTH STATUS IN GHANA FROM THE 20TH CENTURY

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Michael Brown; [2018]
    Keywords : Primary Health Care; Demographic and Health Surveys.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Cross-country data links good health status to an increase in wealth status (income levels) as evidenced by existing prevalence of rates of child morbidity and mortality in poorer settings. Essentially, Primary Health Care amongst other affordable health interventions is prioritized in most countries now. READ MORE