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An exploration of the discourses women survivors of intimate partner violence draw on to understand intimate femicide
(University of Western Cape, 2013)
This study is about intimate femicide: The murder of a woman by a male intimate partner, namely her husband, boyfriend (dating or cohabiting), ex-husband (divorced or separated), ex-boyfriend or a rejected would-be lover. ...
Women’s representation in Parliament: The role of party women’s wings in Ghana
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
The political participation of women in parliaments is not only important for sustainable development of every country, but it is also crucial for their voices to be heard, as they form at least half of the world’s population. ...
"The role of women in poverty alleviation : the case of Rwanda after 1994 genocide"
(University of the Western Cape, 2006-04)
This study examines the role of women in poverty alleviation in post-genocide Rwanda.It further looks at their contributions in the decision-making process and their participation socio-economic development. The research ...
Family dynamics in home-based care settings of Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands in Mutasa North rural district
Ever since United Nations’ declaration of 1994 as the Year of the Family, the study and understanding of families has taken center stage, albeit with constant references to ‘normal’ versus ‘deviant’ families based on ...
An investigation of community perceptions of the socioeconomic factors that hinder the empowerment of women in Belhar
The aim of this study is to examine the community’s perceptions of the factors that hamper the empowerment of women in post apartheid South Africa, particularly, women in Belhar community in the Western Cape. Of special ...
Food, farming and subsistence agriculture: women's voices from u-Mhlanga village, Eastern Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2003)
Using a qualitative feminist methodology grounded on post-modemist and postcolonial framework, this research represents an attempt to determine the factors influencing the farming and subsistence agriculture strategies ...