Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2018 Too young to have sex: conversations with very young adolescents about sex, dating and related decision-making

Very young adolescents receive little research and pragmatic attention regarding their sexual and reproductive health (SRH) needs. As a resu...

2015 Constitutional justice project: assessment of the impact of decisions of the constitutional court and the supreme court of appeal on the transformation of society: final report

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 provides both the framework and foundation for the transformation of law, state and s...

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2014 Factors influencing the choice of schools

School choice is a daunting task for caregivers who have to consider which school will optimally support their child's early social, emotion...

2013 Reflexivity, trouble and repair as methodological tools for interpreting the unspoken in discourse-based data: when veiled silences speak

Researchers who have attempted to make sense of silence in data have generally considered literal silences or such things as laughter. We co...