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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2011 Securing the voice of African men who have sex with men (MSM) within HIV & AIDS development policy and programming in eastern and southern Africa: country level reports

The study provides information about male same-sex sexuality for different countries in eastern and southern Africa....

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2010 Tsireledzani: understanding the dimensions of human trafficking in southern Africa

This report provides the first comprehensive assessment of human trafficking in South Africa. This research study was conducted by the Human...

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2010 Gender and rurality in southern African contexts: an introduction

There is arguably a strong link between poverty and the lived experiences of women and girls, particularly those in rural areas. This is exa...

2009 Food security definitions, measurements and recent initiatives in South and southern Africa

This paper reviews the international debate on food security and notes how this has changed during the past thirty years, culminating in a ...