Search for dissertations about: "Addis Ababa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 swedish dissertations containing the words Addis Ababa.

  1. 1. Social Stratification of Children's Diet and Nutrition: Understanding Women's Situation in Addis Ababa

    Author : Hanna Yemane Berhane; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Magnus Jirström; Michelle Holdsworth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : malnutrition; urban mothers; diet diversity; preschool children; social stratification; affordability; Addis Ababa; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood undernutrition is the cause of nearly half of all deaths in under-five children. In sub-Saharan African countries, this problem is further complicated by the rising prevalence of overweight. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rural encounters with the city. A study of the gendered livelihood strategies of migrant youth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Author : Elizabeth Dessie; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural-urban migration; youth; gender; livelihoods; Addis Ababa; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : More than half of the world’s population growth will be accounted for by cities in the coming decades, with sub-Saharan Africa at the centre of this change. While studies have pointed to the disproportionate effects unemployment and urban poverty have on women in urban areas, gender-focused livelihood research continues to occupy a peripheral space in the field of Human geography. READ MORE

  3. 3. The political consequences of the Addis Ababa agreement

    Author : Abu-Baker el-Obeid; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

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  4. 4. Epidemiology of child psychiatric disorders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Author : Menelik Desta; Bruno Hägglöf; Marianne Cederblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Children; Developing country; Psychopathology; Correlates; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Although mental disorders are common among children all over the world, information on the extent and types of child psychiatric disorders in Ethiopia is extremely limited. A study was conducted in an urban setting of Ethiopia to look at the prevalence of child psychiatric disorders and their correlates. A two-phase survey was performed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Child labour in Addis Ketema, Ethiopia : a study in mental health

    Author : Daniel Fekadu Wolde-Giorgis; Bruno Hägglöf; Atalay Alem; Marianne Cederblad; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; child labour; child abuse; psychiatry; Ethiopia; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri;

    Abstract : Background: Child labour is a very common global problem. There are an estimated over 250 million in the world, and about 7.5 million child labourers in Ethiopia. Most of the studies available to date focus on the social, political, and economical issues, but very little on mental health or psychosocial problems of child labourers. READ MORE