Articles by Keyword: Female Voice

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  1. Inventing Women: Female Voice in Kenyan Television Drama

    Inventing Women: Female Voice in Kenyan Television Drama

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
    This article examines contemporary women's voices mediated through Kenyan television drama while focusing on Mother-in-law and Tabasamu. It investigates how female characters’ revelation of self transforms their silence into visibility and action, in the process, showing how they move from...
  2. Listening to the Voices of Children in Early Schooling in the South African Context of HIV/AIDS

    Listening to the Voices of Children in Early Schooling in the South African Context of HIV/AIDS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored how children in early schooling interpreted their social reality to construct vulnerable childhoods in an HIV/AIDS context. Ten males and ten females between the ages of eight and nine years from low-income families in KwaZulu-Natal participated in...
  3. 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...
  4. Management of Child Sexual Abuse Cases by Female School Heads in Zimbabwe

    Management of Child Sexual Abuse Cases by Female School Heads in Zimbabwe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study determined the nature, extent and causes of child sexual abuse cases and how Zimbabwean female primary school heads handle such cases in their schools. Seven female primary school heads from the southern province were interviewed. data were analysed...
  5. Exploring the Intersecting Health Risks of Substance Abuse, Sexual Risk, and Violence for Female South African Teen Dropouts

    Exploring the Intersecting Health Risks of Substance Abuse, Sexual Risk, and Violence for Female South African Teen Dropouts

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study sought to better understand the cultural contexts of the risks for adolescent females who have dropped out of school. Focus groups were conducted with 37 Black and Coloured females aged 13 to 17 in Cape Town, South Africa...
  6. African Female Adolescents' Experience of Parenting and Their Sense of Well-Being

    African Female Adolescents' Experience of Parenting and Their Sense of Well-Being

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The objective of this study was to explore and describe South African, African female adolescents' experience of parent-adolescent relationships and their perceptions of the influence of the parent-adolescent relationship on aspects of their sense of well-being. Sixty-two African female adolescents...
  7. College Adaption Experiences of Married Female Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Study

    College Adaption Experiences of Married Female Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    In this article, I explore the lifespan roles among female undergraduate students. The study was conducted at an institution of higher education in Southern Africa. Six participants were purposively selected for the study. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with each participant...
  8. Perceived Sexual Harassment Among Female Students at a Zimbabwean Institution of Higher Learning

    Perceived Sexual Harassment Among Female Students at a Zimbabwean Institution of Higher Learning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study analysed perceived sexual harassment experiences and responses among 136 female students (aged 19 to 40) randomly drawn from an institution of higher learning in Zimbabwe. A Sexual Harassment Questionnaire (SEQ) was administered to the participants. Data were summarized...
  9. Acceptability of female-controlled HIV/STI prevention options by Nigerian professionals — an exploratory study

    Acceptability of female-controlled HIV/STI prevention options by Nigerian professionals — an exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The attitudes of working professionals, particularly in the healthcare sector, may play a large role in the acceptance or otherwise of female-controlled HIV/STI prevention options. In 2002, we conducted an exploratory study on the perceptions surrounding female-controlled HIV/STI prevention options,...
  10. Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Youth's perceptions of HIV infection risk: a sex-specific test of two risk models

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study examines the associations between the cumulative and additive risk models and Nigerian youth's likelihood of perceiving vulnerability to HIV infection. Both models of risk seem to provide unique contributions to such understanding. The analysis is based on data...