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Of boys and men: masculinity and gender in Southern African studies
Southern African historiography has become increasingly gender‐sensitive in the last decade. Primarily as a result of the impact of feminism in the world of work and in universities, research onExpand
Gender and sexuality: emerging perspectives from the heterosexual epidemic in South Africa and implications for HIV risk and prevention
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It is argued that the goals of HIV prevention and optimizing of care can best be achieved through change in gender identities, rather than through a focus on individual sexual behaviours. Expand
Changing Men in Southern Africa
* 1. Migrancy, masculine identities and AIDS - Catherine Campbell * 2. Resurgent Manhood and Labor Migrancy - Benedict Carton * 3. Gun Violence and Masculinity in Contemporary South Africa - JackieExpand
Sexuality and the limits of agency among South African teenage women: theorising femininities and their connections to HIV risk practices.
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Qualitative interviews and ethnographic observation are used among 16 young women from the rural Eastern Cape to explore ways young women construct their femininities and exercise agency, providing potential for interventions with women that acknowledge existing gender inequalities, validate women's agency, reduce violence and prevent HIV. Expand
Hegemonic Masculinity/Masculinities in South Africa
The concept of hegemonic masculinity has had a profound impact on gender activism and has been taken up particularly in health interventions. The concept was part of a conceptual gendered vocabularyExpand
Empowering teenagers to prevent pregnancy: lessons from South Africa
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It is argued that the key to success in teenage pregnancy reduction has been an empowering social policy agenda that has sought to work with young people, making them aware of their rights and the risks of sexual intercourse and there is tremendous scope for further progress in reducing teenage pregnancy. Expand
Understanding men's health and Use of violence:
DISCLAIMER This study has been funded by the United Kingdom Government Department for International Development (DFID) as part of the South African Multi-sectoral HIV & AIDS Support Programme managedExpand
Baba : men and fatherhood in South Africa
"Baba: Men and Fatherhood in South Africa" provides answers to some of the most difficult questions about fatherhood in South Africa: who is a father? What does it mean to be a father? Is itExpand
Corporal punishment in South African schools : a neglected explanation for its existence
The South African education system historically has used corporal punishment to maintain discipline. Criticism of its effects led, in 1996, to the banning of this form of punishment. But thisExpand
Gender Inequitable Masculinity and Sexual Entitlement in Rape Perpetration South Africa: Findings of a Cross-Sectional Study
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The logistic regression model showed that having raped was associated with greater adversity in childhood, having been raped by a man and higher maternal education, and drug use, gang membership and a higher score on the dimensions of psychopathic personality. Expand
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