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Mapping sexuality : understanding the knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of adolescent females towards sexuality and sexual and reproductive health in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Within sub-Sahara Africa, adolescent girls bear a disproportionate burden of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) risks, where the dual risk of HIV infection and adolescent fertility is faced. Specifically in South Africa, ...
Parent-adolescent communication on risky sexual behaviour : facilitators and barriers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The consequences of adolescent risk-taking behaviours such as HIV/AIDs, teenage pregnancies, STIs, and depression have become a challenging health concern not only to themselves but to society at large. The adolescent stage ...
Female identity construction on facebook among humanities students at Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
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Glocalisation within the media landscape : a study of selected reality television franchises in South Africa and transnational broadcaster Multichoice.
Several debates have arisen on the concept of globalisation within diverse cultural backgrounds and its consequences on various aspects of culture and social life. These propelled the need for this study. Out of the desire ...
Hustle and flow! : an analysis of Naspers’ operationalization as reported by prominent South African newspaper publications over a three-year period.
This thesis deals with two pertinent questions. It examines the shift in business operations Naspers has undertaken to become a predominantly e-commerce based global conglomerate. Secondly, it examines the media coverage, ...
Representing the empowered Black woman : a semiotic analysis of Truelove and Destiny magazine front covers in 2016.
This research discovers and identifies how South African women’s magazines, namely Truelove and Destiny magazines, communicate and represent the myth of black women’s empowerment on their magazine front covers. Women’s ...
Constructing the tourist gaze in KwaZulu-Natal : the production and representation of “Zuluness”. A study of cultural villages (PheZulu and Ecabazini) and tour operators (Vuka Africa and 1st Zulu Safaris).
This research study explores the production of contemporary tourism brochures, as it constructs the tourist gaze. Representation within contemporary brochures mirror post-colonial history depicting stereotypical dynamics ...
Microbicide acceptability and utility study : investigating perceptions of men and women across urban and rural settings in Durban and Nelspruit.
Women remain disproportionately infected by HIV, accounting for more than half of the global infected population. Biologically women are more susceptible to HIV infection than men, however, their vulnerability is aggravated ...
Understanding user profiles for oral PrEP uptake: a qualitative study with adolescent girls, young women and men in Vulindlela, South Africa.
HIV and Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) have become a global public health problem. About 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016 and Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 19.4 million of those living with ...
Representation of the matriarch in South African soap opera: a case study of Uzalo.
The portrayal of strong female characters, often known as matriarchs, is one of the conventions of the soap opera genre. The genre is considered a ‘female genre’ based on the regular depiction of powerful, influential and ...