How gender roles influence sexual and reproductive health among South African adolescents.

@article{Varga2003HowGR,
  title={How gender roles influence sexual and reproductive health among South African adolescents.},
  author={Christine A. Varga},
  journal={Studies in family planning},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={160-72}
}
Although the literature on Africa increasingly adopts a gendered approach to sexual and reproductive health issues, few studies have addressed adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in such a framework. This article examines links between gender ideology or gender roles and the social impact of adolescent childbearing in the lives of rural and urban adolescents in KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa. It employs a triangulated research methodology (focus-group discussions, narrative role playing and… CONTINUE READING

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