Search for dissertations about: "ending abuse"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words ending abuse.

  1. 1. Intimate partner violence in Nicaragua : studies on ending abuse, child growth, and contraception

    Author : Virgilio Mariano Salazar Torres; Ulf Högberg; Ann Öhman; Eliette Valladares; Rachel Jewkes; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intimate partner violence; IPV; child growth; contraception; pregnancy; Nicaragua; ending abuse; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a pervasive, worldwide public health problem and one of the most common violations of human rights. The aim of this thesis were twofold: (i) to study the process and factors related to ending of IPV of Nicaraguan women and (ii) to examine to what extent IPV exposure is associated with the child linear growth and women’s contraceptive use after pregnancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Youth Intimate Partner Violence in Sweden : Prevalence and Young People’s Experiences of Violence and Abuse in Romantic Relationships

    Author : Sibel Korkmaz; Carolina Överlien; Stefan Wiklund; Päivi Honkatukia; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; youth intimate partner violence; dating violence; Social Work; socialt arbete;

    Abstract : Swedish studies on intimate partner violence (IPV) among young people are virtually non-existent, and the European research field on this phenomenon has not been specifically overviewed. This thesis aims to review European research on youth IPV, investigate the extent and characteristics of youth IPV victimization in a sample of Swedish high school students, and explore the dynamics of this victimization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Parental involvement in school : What promotes and what hinders parental involvement in an urban school

    Author : Laid Bouakaz; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; minority parents; multi-ethnic school; multicultural; parental involvement; urban school;

    Abstract : Avhandlingens övergripande syfte är att förvärva kunskap om vad som främjar respektive vad som hindrar föräldrasamverkan i en grundskola med elever i skolåren 6-9 belägen i ett invandrartät område, samt nå en bättre förståelse av hur föräldrar med arabisk bakgrund och lärare ser på föräldrasamverkan i skolan. Ett ytterligare och besläktat syfte är att bättre förstå hur dessa föräldrar kan stödjas på ett sätt som möjliggör för dem att öka sin upplevelse av medverkan i den skola som deras barn går i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Count in the young people : HIV vaccine trial participation in Tanzania

    Author : Theodora Mbunda; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
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    Abstract : Background: For nearly four decades, HIV infection has raged across the world; leaving devastation in its wake particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Even though the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs has significantly contributed to lessening HIV/AIDS related morbidity and mortality, their efficacy has had a limited outcome on the cure and prevention of both old and new HIV infections. READ MORE