Intimate partner violence in Khayelitsha schools: a culture of silence

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): I.Lynch, R.Essop, T.Tolla, T.Morison
KEYWORDS: GENDER EQUALITY, KHAYELITSHA, PARTNER VIOLENCE, SCHOOL CHILDREN, SEXUAL ABUSE, WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-jan-march-2018/intimate-partner-violence
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10333

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Abstract

A team of HSRC researchers, partners and collaborators conducted research at 24 schools in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape to provide baseline data for a programme to address sexual violence in South African schools. They found high levels of sexual violence, including intimate partner violence. This was accompanied by a culture of silence