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  1. Female Genital Mutilation: A Human Rights Perspective

    Female Genital Mutilation: A Human Rights Perspective

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) constitutes all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for cultural or non-therapeutic reasons. The practice remains an extremely complex and culturally sensitive...
  2. Conscription and Use of Child Soldiers in Armed Conflicts

    Conscription and Use of Child Soldiers in Armed Conflicts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The child soldier issue in Africa is historically unprecedented both in terms of its scope and almost inconceivable levels of abuse of children. The trend is becoming increasingly apparent with non-state armed groups, most of which operate well outside of,...
  3. Male Soldiers' Constructions of Masculinity, Sexuality and Sexual Violence

    Male Soldiers' Constructions of Masculinity, Sexuality and Sexual Violence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article explores soldiers' constructions of masculinity, sexual practices and gender-based violence, in particular sexual violence towards women. Fourteen male soldiers in the South African National Defence Force between the ages of 23 and 33 years old participated. A discourse...
  4. HIV/AIDS and the South African Bill of Rights, with specific reference to the approach and role of the courts

    HIV/AIDS and the South African Bill of Rights, with specific reference to the approach and role of the courts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    An outstanding feature of the 1996 South African Constitution is the inclusion of a Bill of Rights, which contains all the categories of human rights that are ordinarily included in most international human rights instruments. Section 27 provides for, among...
  5. Human rights and access to AIDS treatment in Mozambique

    Human rights and access to AIDS treatment in Mozambique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This article explores key issues related to the agitation for human rights in Mozambique and its weak performance power. I define human rights in the context of HIV/AIDS as well as rights-based approaches to development and health. Based on fieldwork,...
  6. Gender vulnerabilities, spousal abuse and the incidence of HIV in Lesotho:a case for an integrative rights-based approach

    Gender vulnerabilities, spousal abuse and the incidence of HIV in Lesotho:a case for an integrative rights-based approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The article posits that imbalances in gender relations are influencing two distinctive yet connected crises for women in Lesotho: the HIV epidemic and spousal abuse. The overarching premise is that as spousal abuse is increasingly recognised and as HIV infections...
  7. Efficacy of rights-based management of small pelagic fish within an ecosystems approach to fisheries in South Africa

    Efficacy of rights-based management of small pelagic fish within an ecosystems approach to fisheries in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Marine Science
    South Africa's small pelagics fishery is moving towards a management strategy using an ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF), with rights-based management (RBM) as the key rights allocation system. While EAF strives to balance between, among others, ecological and social-economic objectives,...
  8. Human rights critique in post-colonial Africa: practices among Luo in Western Kenya

    Human rights critique in post-colonial Africa: practices among Luo in Western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    This paper is written at a time when post-colonial Kenya has largely embraced the language of rights as both a means and an end to organising twenty-first century states and societies. The idea of rights traverses the human rights discourse...
  9. Generational forgiveness and historical injustices: perspectives of descendants of victims of Apartheid-era gross human rights violations in South Africa

    Generational forgiveness and historical injustices: perspectives of descendants of victims of Apartheid-era gross human rights violations in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored the issue of generational forgiveness in the political sphere in contemporary South Africa. It is based on qualitative interviews conducted with 20 children and grandchildren (females = 10, males = 10) of victims of Apartheidera gross human rights violations. The interview...
  10. The Constitutional right to culture and the judicial development of Indigenous Law: a comparative analysis of cases

    The Constitutional right to culture and the judicial development of Indigenous Law: a comparative analysis of cases

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    Although integral to the culture of indigenous peoples in South Africa, indigenous law was historically only recognised as a personal law subservient to the general law. This is no longer so. In the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,...