Tag Archive: Participation

The Role of Political Parties in Young People’s Civil and Political Participation in Ireland: A Focus on Young Immigrants (18 – 24)

It is said that young people are the conscience of every society and the architects of a nation’s tomorrow (McCann 2013). Furthermore, young people between the ages of 15 and 24 make up 1.2 billion of the world’s human capital, many of whom are already making civic and political contributions to the Millennium Development Goals …

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Where are we on the Rights Road? The Perceptions of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities of their Human Rights and the Degree to which these Human Rights are Fulfilled in their Lives

This thesis has grown out of twelve years personal and professional experience in the area of intellectual disability (ID) and membership of an inclusive human rights and intellectual disability steering group. As a result of seeing the daily struggles of people with intellectual disabilities to attain equality, independence and have their voice heard, I wanted …

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Experiences of self-definition within LGBTQ activism in Bangalore, India: the case of Sangama, its sub and splinter groups

From a post development perspective much of the emphasis on participation in current development discourse only incorporates local needs into external strategies. Sexual and gender expression needs are rarely incorporated into such strategies. This research investigated whether groups who functioned independently of foreign or state NGO structures were able to move past a nominal participation, …

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