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  • Nuclear Family Advantages And Disadvantages

    Bridewealth is paid by the groom to the brides family. Or the brides family pays dowry to the grooms family. The jural criteria is used as a legal evidence for a formal marriage. In Lesotho marriage requires agreement between two people and the transfer of the bohadi cattle. Both families need formal recognition. COMPONENTS OF MARRIAGE There are important elements for a customary marriage. The grooms family have to slaughter a sheep…

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  • Essay On Maternity Leave

    Maternity Leave Maternity leave is an approved maternal or medical leave that refers to a time period in which you are medically unable to work for the purpose of giving a normal or cesarean birth and taking care of the infant. This is usually a 6 to 8 week period depending on the complication factors of the birth and health of the child. Some women take leave prior to giving birth because of discomfort or the desire to prepare for the newborn. Others, take time after the baby is born to…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Narmada Valley Dam Project

    Narmada Valley Dam Project Projects like building dams, are subjected to controversy in almost every country in the world. Both, scientists and environmentalists have thoroughly documented their serious environmental effects. Yet, many countries worldwide rely upon dams for irrigation of crops and electric power. The World Bank (WB) has been the greatest single source of funds for large dam construction around the globe. Since its founding, the Bank has supported more than 550 dams in more than…

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  • Political Consequences Of Iraq War Essay

    1. Introduction United States war with Iraq have been going on for many years because United States believe that the September 11th attack on the World Trade center had something to do with the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein at the time. United States emerged as the victor but at Iraq’s expenses. Iraq have to suffer political issues like civil wars and failing government because of terrorist groups. Iraq’s economy suffer greatly with unemployment rate going high. Socially Iraqi people have to live…

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  • The Importance Of Personal Knowledge And Shared Knowledge

    Personal knowledge and shared knowledge are two extremely different ways in which people obtain knowledge. Shared knowledge is defined as ‘a socio-cultural knowledge, broadly along the lines of a set of norms, values, signifiers and cultural mores’ and ‘personal knowledge comes from the local experience of an individual’ . From my own perspective I believe shared knowledge is obtained through collaborative work; knowing from others, and personal knowledge is obtained from a person’s own…

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  • Gender Based Violence In Africa

    Literature review This section will review related literature from various sources such as books, internet and circulars. The literature will only look at gender based violence. Introduction Gender based violence has been regarded as one of the worst common form of oppression. It occurs across the globe and it has gradually gained international recognition for the past few decades .GBV has become a gross human right affecting all societies, Africa included also. UN Women (2011) indicated that…

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  • Maximise Stakeholder Interests

    Majority of Vodacom is owned by Vodafone. Vodacom operates in various countries which include South Africa, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania and the DRC (Company, 2013). Vodacom divides its business into three geographic segments which consists of corporate, international and South Africa. Vodacoms mission is to provide quality telecommunications services. The company…

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  • The Uncivilization Of South Africa

    When performing any kind of research it is the idea of the writer to project what they have seen or read and through this information help guide those reading it have an understanding of what is being portrayed. The writer should know who his or her audience is in order to ensure that the correct information is provided. The project for this paper will be on the country South Africa which geographically is positioned on the south most tip of the African continent. South African has a very…

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  • Is Feminism Still Necessary Essay

    What is feminism? Well first off it is commonly thought as the belief that women are better than men. The Merriam webster dictionary states defines feminism as “belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities”. During the modern day, feminism holds a socially constructed definition which has a negative connotation. Feminism is still necessary because to this day we still see gender discrimination throughout the lives of everyone due to how feminism has been socially…

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  • Malala Yousafzai Women's Rights

    Malala Yousafzai, according to her biography on Biography.com, born July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan, became an advocate for girls’ education as a young girl, after the Taliban began attacking girls’ schools in her county in 2008. When she was 14, the Taliban issued a death threat against her. Her and her family initially felt that the fundamentalist group would not actually harm a child. However, on October 9, 2012, a man boarded the bus Malala was riding on her way home from…

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