Sexual assault, sexual risks and gender attitudes in a community sample of South African men

SOURCE: AIDS Care
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): S.C.Kalichman, L.C.Simbayi, D.Cain, C.Cherry, N.Henda, A.Cloete
KEYWORDS: CAPE TOWN, HIV/AIDS, RAPE, RISK BEHAVIOUR, SEXUAL ABUSE, WOMEN
DEPARTMENT: Social Aspects of Public Health (SAPH)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4309

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Abstract

Sexual assault against women and HIV infection are both prevalent and related social problems in South Africa. The current study examined hostile attitudes toward women, acceptance of violence against women and masculine ideological beliefs in relation to sexual assault history among men in a Cape Town township in South Africa.