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  • Conquering the publishing silences of black academic women 

    Rhoda, Anthea; Maurtin-Cairncross, Anita; Phillips, Julie; Witbooi, Sally (University of the Western Cape, 2006)
    Although women fulfil and play meaningful roles in the academic life of universities, their contributions have seldom been acknowledged. The voices of women outside of the dominant western context of knowledge production ...
  • Emotion, voice and agency: exploring the written discourses of some township women in South Africa 

    Dyers, Charlyn; Williams, Meggan; Barthus, Tatum (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    This paper is an analysis of the discourses and attitudes that emerged from a set of daily journals kept by a particular group of township women during a training course for domestic workers in South Africa. The principal ...
  • Estimating the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight in South Africa in 2000 

    Joubert, Jane; Puoane, Thandi (South African Medical Association, 2007)
    OBJECTIVE: To estimate the burden of disease attributable to excess body weight using the body mass index (BMI), by age and sex, in South Africa in 2000. DESIGN: World Health Organization comparative risk assessment ...
  • Exploring new media technologies among young South African women 

    Lewis, Desiree; Tigist, Shewarega Hussen; van Vuuren, Monique (African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town, 2013)
    This article reflects on how the use of digitised communication and social media among young black South African women can be situated and assessed within the current context. The authors focus especially on nuanced ...
  • Gender implications of decentralised land reform: The case of Zimbabwe 

    Manjengwa, Jeanette; Mazhawidza, Phides (PLAAS, University of the Western Cape, 2009-12)
    A bolder policy approach and more vigorous implementation are needed to support women’s empowerment, transfer of land rights to women, and to ensure their productive utilisation of land. The land reform programme focussed ...
  • HIV/Candida co-infection in Sub-Saharan African women on ART 

    Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Infectious Diseases Society of Southern Africa, the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Society of Southern and the Public Health Association of South Africa., 2013)
    INTRODUCTION: Sub-Saharan Africa has 23.5 million cases of HIV and is home to 92% of the world’s HIV-positive pregnant women of whom 24% die of pregnancy related complications. Oral candidiasis is a common condition in ...
  • The interim and final constitutions and Muslim Personal Law: implications for South African Muslim women 

    Moosa, Najma (Juta Law, 1998)
    Introduction: All women face similar status problems in the private and public spheres of life but it is alleged that, as members of a religious community, Muslim women experience another inequality. This double inequality ...
  • Perceptions of body size and its association with HIV/AIDS 

    Matoti-Mvalo, Tandi; Puoane, Thandi (MedPharm Publications, 2011)
    OBJECTIVE: To explore the perception among black South African women that people who are thin are infected with HIV or have AIDS. SETTING: Khayelitsha, an urban township in Cape Town. SUBJECTS: 513 women aged 18-65 ...
  • Texting literacies as social practices among older women 

    Dyers, Charlyn (Stellenbosch University, 2014)
    While many studies on mobile messaging have tended to focus on the communicative practices of the urban young, this paper considers the role of mobile messaging (also called texting) both as a social practice as well as ...