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dc.contributor.advisorMaharaj, Pranitha.
dc.creatorMhlongo, Sithembile Promise.
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-06T10:25:54Z
dc.date.available2010-09-06T10:25:54Z
dc.date.created2009
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10413/910
dc.descriptionThesis (M.A.)-University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 2009.en_US
dc.description.abstractAim: 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 is to understand the reasons for undergoing virginity testing from the perspective of adolescent girls and boys. The study will explore the importance attached to virginity testing by adolescent girls and boys.
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectZulu (African people)--Sexual behaviour.en_US
dc.subjectZulu (African people)--Marriage customs and rites.en_US
dc.subjectTheses--Population studies.en_US
dc.titleReasons for undergoing virginity testing : a study of young people in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US


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