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Finding new coping mechanisms: the impact of HIV and AIDS on women's access to land in Mozambique
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
In this full thesis, I explore the impact that HIV and AIDS pandemic is having in the livelihood strategies of rural women in Mozambique. My intention in this work is to highlight the navigation of Mozambican women through ...
Evaluation of a youth empowerment programme for youth-at-risk: a case study of the chrysalis academy in Cape Town, South Africa
This thesis seeks to answer the research question, if and how youth-oriented empowerment trainings like the one of the Chrysalis Academy are able to contribute positively to the social integration of ‘youth-at-risk’. The ...
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 ...