Articles by Keyword: Gender Based Violence

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  1. Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Gender-Based Domestic Violence against Children: Experiences of Girl-Children in Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the dynamics of gender-based domestic violence against children in Nigeria. This qualitative study explored the experiences of 20 purposively selected girl-children (age range = 12 to 15 years) from two SOS Children's Village who have been victims...
  2. 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...
  3. Silent survivors of sexual violence in conflict and the implications for HIV mitigation: experiences from Eritrea

    Silent survivors of sexual violence in conflict and the implications for HIV mitigation: experiences from Eritrea

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper considers the impacts of sexual violence perpetrated while the Eritrean town of Senafe was occupied by the Ethiopian military in 2000, during the second Ethiopia–Eritrea war. It discusses the aftermath for the survivors, all women and girls belonging...
  4. Constrained relationship agency as the risk factor for intimate partner violence in different models of transactional sex

    Constrained relationship agency as the risk factor for intimate partner violence in different models of transactional sex

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Women who engage in transactional sex are more likely to experience intimate partner violence (IPV) and are at higher risk of HIV. However, women engage in transactional sex for a variety of reasons and the precise mechanism linking transactional sex...
  5. Social-Psychological Factors Associated with Bullying Behaviour among Secondary School Students

    Social-Psychological Factors Associated with Bullying Behaviour among Secondary School Students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the association between social-psychological factors (misconduct, impulsivity, school sense of belonging, intention to use non-violent strategies, beliefs supportive of violence) and bullying behaviour. A total of two-hundred and fifteen (n=215) secondary school students randomly selected from five...
  6. Photovoice as a Methodological Tool to Address HIV and AIDS and Gender Violence amongst Girls on the Street in Rwanda

    Photovoice as a Methodological Tool to Address HIV and AIDS and Gender Violence amongst Girls on the Street in Rwanda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study involved a particular group of children in Rwanda—girls who are living on the street and who miss out on education. Noting their relative absence from “the picture” in relation to accesses to services, the study explored how participatory...
  7. Dating and Identity Development Among IsiXhosa Speaking Adolescents

    Dating and Identity Development Among IsiXhosa Speaking Adolescents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored dating and identity development among IsiXhosa speaking adolescents in South Africa. The participants were 40 Grade 12 learners (females = 50%) aged between 17 and 24 years. Data were collected using identity status interviews and analyzed descriptively...
  8. HIV/AIDS, poverty and risky sexual behaviour in South Africa

    HIV/AIDS, poverty and risky sexual behaviour in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper employs data from the 1998 South African Demographic and Health Survey in exploring the nature of socio-economic inequalities in and determinants of risky sexual behaviour. Risky sexual behaviour was associated with poverty only in the case of multiple...
  9. Gender discrepancies in the HIV/AIDS Community Home-Based Care Programme in Kanye, Botswana

    Gender discrepancies in the HIV/AIDS Community Home-Based Care Programme in Kanye, Botswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    The aim and objective of this paper is to discuss the gender discrepancies associated with caregiving based on empirical findings from the Kanye HIV/AIDS Community Home-Based Care (CHBC) Programme. The research study was explorative and descriptive in nature and qualitative...
  10. Silence, blame and AIDS conspiracy theories among the Xhosa people in two townships in Cape Town

    Silence, blame and AIDS conspiracy theories among the Xhosa people in two townships in Cape Town

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Conspiratorial expressions about the origins of HIV/AIDS have been recognised as an outcome of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. This article examines the reasons behind AIDS conspiracy theories, which include a reoccurring repertory of themes, motifs and characters. In...