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Research outputs: EMPOWERMENT

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2020 Experiencing service learning partnership: a human development perspective of community members

Service-learning has, arguably, gained significant currency as a pedagogical and engagement mechanism within the broader discourse of univer...

2018 Gender economic equity: economic empowerment of rural women

To achieve the G20 member nation's objective, both individually and collectively, of achieving growth that is strong, sustainable, balanced,...

2018 South Africa's social contract: the Economic Freedom Fighters and the rise of a new constituent power?

Taking the South African constitution as an eminent symbol of the South African social contract, and noting the opinion of many that the con...

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2018 A blue economy for women's economic empowerment

The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is a regional organisation of 22 member states (Maldives was welcomed as a member state in 2018)1 th...