Search for dissertations about: "gender, tanzania"

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  1. 1. The Meaning of Health and Sexuality as experienced by Tanzanian Men and Women living with HIV/AIDS

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Gunnel Balaile; Högskolan Dalarna.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV AIDS; sexual health; prevention; qualitative method; gender; Tanzania; HIV AIDS; sexual health; prevention; qualitative method; gender; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Background: Sub-Saharan Africa has for more than two decades been hit by Human immunodeficiency virus/ Acquired immune-deficiency Syndrome, HIV/AIDS pandemic with a few signs of decline. In Tanzania, the prevalence of HIV is estimated to 7 percent and about 1.8 million Tanzanians are living with HIV. READ MORE

  2. 2. Prevention of intimate partner violence community and healthcare workers´ perceptions in urban Tanzania

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Rose Mjawa Laisser; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Intimate partner violence; healthcare workers; perceptions; gender norms; social support; prevention; Tanzania; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background: Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is public health and human rights concern. The studies forming this thesis seek to understand healthcare worker and community attitudes and perceptions about IPV; their role in support, care and prevention of IPV, and the feasibility of introducing routine screening for IPV among women attending healthcare. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Development: Household Income, Education, and Female Political Participation and Representation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Måns Nerman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Afrobarometer; gender gap; gender quotas; income diversification; household behaviour; Latin America; primary education; political participation; shadow wages; Tanzania; women in parliament;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four self-contained papers. Paper 1: The Push Towards UPE and the Determinants of the Demand for Education in Tanzania. READ MORE

  4. 4. "We are like Chameleons" : Changing Mediascapes, Cultural Identities and City Sisters in Dar es Salaam

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ylva Ekström; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Media; Popular Culture; Africa; Tanzania; Gender; Globalisation; Youth; Ethnography; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Media and communication studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Media and Communication Studies;

    Abstract : The consequences of expanding mediascapes and processes of cultural globalisation during the early 21st century is the focus of this thesis. The author has conducted extensive field studies in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Gender Issues, Food Security, and Technology Adoption in East Africa

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Simon Wagura Ndiritu; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agricultural technology adoption; bivariate probit model; children; climate change adaptation; Complementarity; discrimination; drinking water; environmental goods collection; exogenous switching treatment regression; food security; fuelwood; gender issues; Kenya; multivariate Probit; post-harvest loss abatement; preservation methods; risk perception; schooling; storage technologies; Tanzania; water quality; water treatment.;

    Abstract : Abstract in Undetermined This thesis consists of five self-contained papers: Paper 1: Are there systematic gender differences in the adoption of joint sustainable intensification practices? Evidence from Kenya This paper uses household- and plot-level data to test whether there are systematic gender differences in the adoption of joint sustainable intensification practices in Kenya. Using a multivariate probit model, we find that gender differences in the adoption of some technologies do exist. READ MORE