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Dec 01, 2023Open    Access

Physical Activities and How They Improve on Lifestyle

Christine Alupo, Guohua Lu
The phenomenon of sedentary lifestyle has become a dangerous issue with serious health consequences in modern time. Modern technology has contributed, in no small measure, to a sedentary lifestyle of many individuals with attendant physical, physiological and social health hazards. As a result of lack of regular exercises, many people are now battling with obesity, diabetes, hypertension and overweight. This paper examines the concept of sedentary lifestyle, reasons for sedentary lifestyle, cons...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Dec 01, 2023Open    Access

Factors Influencing Volunteering among Community Sanitation Volunteers: Implications for Sustainability of Community Approaches to Sanitation in Rural Zambia

Selenia Mbewe, Jackson Phiri
Sanitation and hygiene behavior change programs have benefitted from the contribution of volunteers who give their time to improve access to sanitation, particularly in rural communities in Africa. The study aimed to assess factors influencing volunteering among community sanitation volunteers from rural communities in Zambia. Community volunteers who spread awareness on sanitation in their communities as well as reported progress on latrine construction and coverage participated in the study. T...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Dec 01, 2023Open    Access

Socio-Cultural Factors and Women’s Representation in Political Leadership: Case Study Mbale City Councils

Fakhri Mohamed
This study was undertaken to establish the effect of socio-cultural factors on women’s representation in political leadership in Mbale City Councils. In this research socio-cultural factors were regarded as the independent variable, while women’s representation in political leadership was considered as the dependent variable. The study was guided by three research objectives. It employed a descriptive cross-sectional survey research design with both qualitative and quantitative approaches, and d...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Dec 01, 2023Open    Access

How a Polarized Dialogue on Gender-Based Violence Has Been Exploited by Perpetrators

Kapumpe Chilufya
For several decades, the world has been wrestling with addressing the root causes of gender-based violence (GBV), particularly against women and girls. In the same discourse, there is sharp disagreement over what constitutes violence against women, some of which were briefly reviewed here. The disagreement exists amid a growing number of attempts to explain why women face violence from men. It has been a polarized dialogue—weakening the “ability to deepen and widen” interventions against GBV. In...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Nov 28, 2023Open    Access

Practical Research of Ideological and Political Education in College English Course under the Background of New Liberal Arts

Baohua Zhang
Under the background of New Liberal Arts, college English course needs to change its tendency of overemphasizing instrumentality and try to realize the integration of knowledge transmission, ability development and values guidance through the combination of ideological and political education and the course. The paper first discussed the feasibility, necessity and the connotation of ideological and political education in college English courses. Based on professor Wen Qiufang’s ideological and p...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Nov 24, 2023Open    Access

Voting Psychology of Turkish Voters and Affecting Factors

Abdullah Murat Tuncer
Voter trends are under the influence of different factors in different societies. In the Presidential and Parliamentary elections held in Turkey in May 2023, the Justice and Development Party and its alliance parties, which have been in power for over 20 years, came to power again. Especially in the region that experienced an earthquake disaster just a few months before the elections, where the political power made serious mistakes and was late in providing aid, the fact that the ruling parties ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Nov 17, 2023Open    Access

Situating Foreign Aid and Human Development Indicators in Sub-Sahara Africa: The Role of Institutions in the Anthropocene

Seth Mwinaayelle, Mark Owusu
Recent literature has addressed the value and efficacy of foreign aid with the identification of country-specific and non-linear effects on the growth of the foreign-aid relationship. This study addresses these issues utilizing the System Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) and focuses on the functions of institutions in mediating the effectiveness of various aid programs affecting the human development indicators (HDIs) in sub-Saharan Africa, a region facing challenges in achieving the Sustaina...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 31, 2023Open    Access

Mathematical Model of Actuarial Valuation of Social Benefits in Latin America under IAS 19

Evaristo Diz Cruz, Jeffrey T. Query
Development of a generic model for the valuation of Labor Liabilities under the international standards IAS 19 and FASB 87, for defined benefits, generally granted in Latin American countries, following [1]. The contribution of this work is to provide a detailed valuation tool for defined benefits that depend structurally on a salary and creditable service over time. Likewise, assess a defined benefit plan for termination of employment under 2 very similar current approaches, but with different ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 31, 2023Open    Access

National Professional Internship Programme (NPIP) for Higher Learning Institutions Graduates and Their Future Employment Opportunities: A Study from Rwanda Development Board (RDB)

Vincent Nkundabaramye, Aimé Christian Cyuzuzo, Innocent Ndiyaye Uwimana
It is evident throughout the literature that unemployment rate among the youth in Rwanda is alarming. The majority of the unemployed young people are the universities and higher learning institutions graduates and one of the root causes is attributed to the lack of job opportunities and experience. This paper therefore examines the contribution of national professional internship programme introduced by Rwanda Development Board (RDB) to the employment opportunities for graduates from higher lear...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 31, 2023Open    Access

Impact of COVID-19 on the Use of Public Transport Differs According to Social Class: A Case Study of Donostia-San Sebastian City Bus System

Itziar Gurrutxaga, Usue Oses, Jon Iradi
Almost three years into the pandemic, COVID-19 continues to have an impact on mobility around the world. Public transport was particularly hindered, since people may perceive it as unsafe and decide to avoid it. Many studies have been conducted on the decline in the use of public transport, but there is no research in the literature related to the use of public transport during the pandemic, according to family income. This study aims to address this gap by focusing on the case of the city of Do...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023


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