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Research data: MEN
HIV prevention trials have demonstrated the effectiveness of a number of behavioral and biomedical interventions. HIV prevention packages ar...Download this report
2014 Exploring the relationships among food insecurity, alcohol use, and sexual risk taking among men and women living in South African townships
South African townships have among the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. Considerable research on understanding the high rates of...
2014 Male attitudes towards children, fatherhood, and childrearing: a descriptive profile from South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS)
South African male attitudes towards children, fatherhood and childrearing remain an important topic for research and policy development giv...Download this report
2013 "The good and the bad?": childhood experiences with fathers and their influence on women's expectations and men's experiences of fathering in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Using qualitative data from Project SIZE: a study that explores child and family well-being in the context of HIV/AIDS and poverty, we inter...