Final Project (Fall 2016) – Social Networking and Communications Within the Context of Immigrants, by Sue Kang and Dominique Linton

This communication for international development project we focused on the significance of social networking and communications for the community of immigrants in Hawaii. The project is divided into three separate sections. First, discussed is what social networking is and its importance, second is what forms a social network and the third section is about social…

Blog 4 (Fall 2016) -Gender Equality In Sri Lanka, by Roxana Rosala

Our topic this week was women and gender. After not knowing what to write about for a long time, I ended up finding some organizations that work with communities in Sri Lanka in order to promote gender equality. First, I’d like to give a short overview of Sri Lanka. The country’s official name is the…

Blog 4 (Fall 2016) – Women’s Rights, by Bryson Nishimoto

Initially before I started this assignment, never thought women’s rights would be this neglected and unspoken of. I started my research with looking up what case studies there were about women’s rights and came across, a study in Zambia. It detailed that it women in their own country could not list 5 their own rights.(Fair…

Blog 4 (Fall 2016) – Gender and Media, by Nikole Maroe

Gender is not formed right at birth; it is developed through human experiences, mainly social and cultural conditions. Currently in our day in age, mass media is a major factor when it contributing to gender roles and rights. Media has altered how society has sees both sexes. In the USA, the media encourages individuals to…

Blog 4 (Fall 2016) – Women’s Rights, by Haylee Mariucci

While researching women’s rights, I looked at three specific programs that are working to improve women’s rights in developing countries. The three programs I looked at were Womankind, Krousar Koumrou, and Safe Agent 008. Even while living in a developed country women’s right are still a big issue that women face every day. When we…

Blog 4 (Fall 2016) – Gender Inequality, by Dominique Linton

Presentation 4 was an interesting and important topic that is still very relevant in today’s society. Gender inequality has been around basically since the beginning and although there has been improvement compared to history, it is still not where it needs to be. Part of the problem as to why the issue has not fully…