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A microsociological analysis of social support to women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
This study explored the social support provided by family of women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. The aim was to present an account of social support that is solicited by and given to women diagnosed with early ...
Understanding women’s involvement in primary health care: a case study of Khayelitsha (Cape Town)
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Women are the principle providers of their families when it comes to issues of health care, even though their health needs and efforts are neglected. The contributions that they make to health development seem to be ...
Cultural and Social Factors Impacting on the Programme to Prevent-Mother-To-Child-Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in Namibia: a Case Study of the Kavango Region
(University of the Western Cape, 2010)
This study focuses on socio-cultural issues, which affect Kavango women's decision to participate in the PMTCT programme. It investigates the treatment methods used by HIV-positive pregnant women for themselves and their ...
Commissioned women soldiers and politics in Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
The Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) and the ruling party, the Zimbabwe African Union Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF), are strongly interlinked in politics since independence, that is, the Army largely functions as the military wing ...
Opportunities of muslim female socio-political interaction in Shariah legislation in the northern Nigerian provinces
(University of the Western Cape, 2001)
This paper identifies the reasons for the lack of Hausa women's political participation and how women can self-determine regarding social change within their patriarchal societies, by focusing on the socio-cultural factors ...