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Research data: WOMEN
During the COVID-19 crisis, women shed more jobs and took on more of the additional childcare burden. As South Africa eased out of the stric...Download this report
2020 When higher education increases women's risk for intimate partner violence: the case for a multipronged preventative approach to tackling gender-based violence
The socioeconomic empowerment of women is seen as critical to gender equality, the absence of which is associated with high rates of gender-...
Adolescent girls and pregnant HIV-positive women in rural South Africa are particularly vulnerable to depression. Recent research suggests t...
2020 Risky sexual behaviours among women of reproductive age in a high HIV burdened township in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Despite several intervention programmes in South Africa, risky sexual behaviours among women of reproductive age remain a public health conc...