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Reasons for undergoing virginity testing : a study of young people in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Aim: The practice of virginity testing was done from the early twentieth century in KwaZulu-Natal. Many regard virginity testing as the only way to revitalize what they view as lost cultural values. The aim of the study ...
Factors influencing utilization of voluntary counselling and testing of HIV among pregnant women in Lesotho.
Voluntary Counselling and Testing for HIV is an effective and important strategy for prevention, care and support. The study examines factors affecting utilization of VCT among pregnant women in Lesotho. A combination of ...
Determinants of contraceptive use and sexual activity amongst school-going adolescents in Lesotho.
This study investigated factors that have an influence on sexual activity and subsequent contraceptive use among school-going adolescent girls in Lesotho, focusing on the districts of Berea, Maseru and Mohale’s Hoek. The ...
Targeting of the child support grant in KwaZulu-Natal.
In response to the high levels of child poverty, the government of South Africa introduced the Child Support Grant (CSG) in 1998. The grant, initially targeted children 6 years and younger. Over the years it has been ...