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Homophobia : experiences and perceptions of the LGBT community of police in the Durban Metropolitan Area.
While the South African criminal justice system has become increasingly aware of issues affecting women, matters pertaining to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have largely been ignored. The ...
Attitudes of older persons, and their care-givers, towards human sexuality.
The literature reviewed reveals changing attitudes towards sexuality generally and towards sexuality and the elderly in particular. These changes are ' .... represented by a shift from religious organization of moral ...
Constructing South African feminism(s) : a case study of Agenda, 1987-2007.
This dissertation provides an analysis of the Agenda construction of South African Feminism(s). Agenda is a feminist, peer-reviewed SAPSE journal that was launched as a publication in 1987 in South Africa. The Journal ...
Polygyny and gender : narratives of professional Zulu women in peri-urban areas of contemporary KwaZulu-Natal.
Polygyny has been defended by some men in terms of ‘tradition and culture’ but a cursory observation suggests that it is currently being embraced even amongst women. It seems that some women are willing to allow a husband ...
We are so poor : an investigation into the lives of ten women living in an informal area in the Durban Functional Region with particular reference to the role of domestic fuels.
This dissertation explores the texture of women's lives in an urban informal area, with the particular aim of highlighting their use of domestic energies in the absence of their access to electricity. The investigation ...
Indian women in politics from 1946 to 1963 : a focus on the Transvaal.
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Rural women's protests in Natal in 1959.
In the 1950s, apartheid policies in the Natal countryside served to oppress the majority of African women more than they had ever been before. Yet ironically, it was their being 'left behind' by the system of migrant labour ...
The representation of homosexual men in the soap opera Generations.
This research examined the representation of homosexual men in soap opera Generations. It reveals that while homosexual characters have been incorporated in the locally produced soap opera Generations, the representation ...
The rock and the hard place : an investigation into the social support services provided by non-governmental support groups for women in Pietermaritzburg post-1994.
In the post -1994 era, the new government of South Africa and its legislation intended the eradication of gender inequality and gender abuse and the empowerment of women at all levels of South African society. This principle ...
Breast feeding patterns of HIV positive mothers in the context of mother to child transmission in Kwazulu-Natal.
The focus of this thesis is to look at breastfeeding patterns in KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa in relation to HIV infected women, who as mothers may, transmit the HIV virus to their child. It seeks to understand ...