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: Human and Social Capabilities (HSC)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 4309
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/6339
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6339

If you would like to obtain a copy of this Research Output, please contact Hanlie Baudin at researchoutputs@hsrc.ac.za.

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.