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Empowering young people in advocacy for transformation: A photovoice exploration of safe and unsafe spaces on a university campus
Globally and locally, research conducted with young people about safety on university campuses focuses primarily on risk and danger, particularly sexual danger. In this body of scholarship, the voices of young people are ...
'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 ...
Contestations of the meanings of love and gender in a university students' discussion
(UNISA PressRoutledge, 2013)
Love is a fluid and complex concept that is difficult to define comprehensively. Its expressions, however, show that love is not only gendered but also influenced by one's social and economic positioning. Family ...
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 ...