International NGO Journal

  • Abbreviation: Int. NGOJ
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8225
  • DOI: 10.5897/INGOJ
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 264

Table of Content: October 2009; 4(10)

October 2009

Food for thought

Food for thought is a new feature in our newsletter in which we’ll raise important philosophical, moral or legal questions about specific issues that we may think carry a high risk of child right violations. I want us to think about them together. If we feel strongly that there is something wrong about them, is that just a feeling, is that feeling personal, or are there good common grounds to feel alarmed by them?...

Author(s): Laetitia van Haren

October 2009

Esperanza Trabajando gains, losses, lessons learned and steps forward: An evaluation report

Esperanza Trabajando aimed to build capacity of 17 Hispanic faith-based and community based organizations for providing job training and development to adjudicated and at-risk youths in 10 regions of the US. Three areas of capacity were targeted by this project: organizational, service, and network capacity. Evaluation findings showed that organizational capacity increased significantly for all participants, with 70%...

Author(s): Marciana L. Popescu and Smita Dewan

October 2009

The impact of human rights NGO activity on human right practices

  Do large numbers of human rights international non-governmental organizations correlate with high governmental respect for human rights? Moreover, do the activities of these organizations with members within a country lead to improvements in the human rights practices within a state? This paper uses new data to provide the first large scale empirical test of the effects of these organizations on human rights...

Author(s): Amanda Murdie

October 2009

Rotten apple: An investigation of the preponderance of unsatisfied teachers in Nigeria

  The study investigated the preponderance of teachers who are dissatisfied in Nigeria’s secondary schools. Teacher dissatisfaction is suspected to be a major reason for declining job commitment resulting in dismal performance by students. Two thousand teachers responded to a questionnaire which sought to know whether teachers had tried to leave teaching and if they would consider doing so should the...

Author(s): Afolabi Popoola

October 2009

Poverty alleviation and service delivery – developing a conceptual framework for South Africa’s service delivery system

  Poverty alleviation is one of the means of eradicating poverty and establishing ideal sustainable livelihoods. Since most poverty alleviation programmes are delivered within the public service institutional set up, the pursuit for sustainable livelihoods can only be realized if the public service delivery system is sustainable. This article discusses poverty alleviation and service delivery in the South...

Author(s): Betty Claire Mubangizi

October 2009

Strategies of managing higher education for youth labour market in Nigeria

The role of higher education in preparing youth for labour market is becoming more challenging in the modern society. The effort of higher education in producing relevant and skillful graduates to meet the needs and demand of modern world labour market is a great task for education management. This paper is a review of related literature; it also employed observation coupled with experience. This paper examines youth...

Author(s): Comfort Olufunke Akomolafe and Olajire Adeola Adegun