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'And I have been told that there is nothing fun about having sex while you are still in high school': Dominant discourses on women's sexual practices and desires in Life Orientation programmes at school
(University of the Free State, 2015)
Young women's sexuality is a contested terrain in multiple ways in contemporary South Africa. A growing body of work in the context of HIV and gender-based violence illustrates how young women find it challenging to ...
Policy commitments vs. lived realities of young pregnant women and mothers in school, Western Cape, South Africa
Reproductive rights in South Africa continue to be undermined for young women who fall pregnant and become mothers while still at school. Before 1994, exclusionary practices were common and the majority of those who fell ...
“Girls need to behave like girls you know”: the complexities of applying a gender justice goal within sexuality education in South African schools
(Taylor & Francis, 2016)
Sexuality education, as a component within the Life Orientation (LO) programme in South African schools, is intended to provide young people with knowledge and skills to make informed choices about their sexuality, their ...
Student accounts of space and safety at a South African university: implications for social identities and diversity
(SAGE Publications, 2018)
Transformation efforts in South African higher education have been under increased scrutiny in recent years, especially following the last years of student activism and calls for decolonization of universities. This article ...
Participating unequally: Student experiences at UWC
(UNISA Press, 2017)
This paper uses Nancy Fraser’s concept of participatory parity to reflect on data gathered by and from third year students in a final year research module in the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of ...
Students’ narratives on gender and sexuality in the project of social justice and belonging in higher education
(Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service, 2018)
Student protests in South Africa over the last few years have re-energized the project of social justice in higher education. While emphasis has been on decolonizing the curriculum and the university spaces, there has also ...