Dr Benita Moolman

DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
TELEPHONE: +27 (0)21 466 7956
EMAIL: bmoolman@hsrc.ac.za
Recent

Outcomes evaluation: SKILLZ Street Plus: a grassroot soccer initiative

This report, prepared by the Human and Social Development (HSD) research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), describes an evaluat....

Demarcation for democracy or violence: Vuwani at glance: Vuwani rapid response/exploratory study: literature report

The volatile situation in Vuwani warranted an empirical investigation because it presents complexity in a democratic dispensation in which legal proce....

Advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) of sexual and gender minorities in Gert Sibande district, Mpumalanga: a rapid ethographic assessment

The study reported on in this document builds on research conducted in the second year of the AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) three-year progra....

Millennium Development Goal 6: combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases 2015

The Millenium Development Goal 6 of combating the spread of HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, inlcuding TB, has targets and indicators and this ch....

Millennium Development Goal 2: achieve universal primary education 2015

The Millennium Development Goal 2 to achieve universal primary education has one target, which is to ensure that by 2015 children everywhere, boys and....

Millennium Development Goal 3: promote gender equality and empower women 2015

Great strides have been made in ensuring gender parity in the educational context. However targets related to the equalization of employment opportun....

Millennium Development Goal 4: Reduce child mortality 2015

This report provides measures and the status of and progress towards addressing country-specific challenges and concerns and leading causes of child m....

Millennium Development Goal 5: Improve maternal health 2015

This report assesses South Africa's progress towards achieving MDG 5, namely to improve maternal health as outlined in the millennium declaration. It....

Carceral dis/continuities: masculinities, male same-sex desire, discipline, and rape in South African prisons

Prison, as place is a micro-cosm of the normative regulation and discipline of gendered and sexual bodies. The discipline and surveillance of men and ....

Ethnography: exploring methodological nuances in feminist research with men incarcerated for sexual offences

The purposes of this chapter are twofold. The authors explores ethnography as a methodological approach to consider the nuances of researching and wri....

Making sexual and reproductive health & rights real in South Africa: a baseline study of selected sites in four provinces: year 1

This report presents insights from a baseline study commissioned by the AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) as a research package in AFSA's three-y....

Biology, bodies and human rights

This collection, therefore, sought to encourage authors to inquire about the relationship between biology, bodies, sex and gender that may inform a re....

"Opening locked doors": evaluating peer education in schools in the Western Cape province: a mixed methods longitudinal study

Peer education has long been seen as a key health promotion strategy and important mechanism to challenge and shift youth behavioural norms, especiall....

Rethinking 'masculinities in transition' in South Africa considering the 'intersectionality' of race, class, and sexuality with gender

South Africa as a socio-political space of transition provides the opportunity for the renegotiation and contestation of taken-for-granted social iden....

Relinquishing responsibility: no rehabilitation for sex offenders in prison

Social justice relating to rape and sexual violence requires that governments should hold sex offenders to account for their deeds. Benita Moolman obs....

Millennium Development Goals: country report 2015

This is the sixth and final Millennium Development Goals report (MDGR), since the adoption of the MDGs in 2000, and it reflects on the achievements ma....

Addressing adolescents' risk and protective factors related to risky behaviours: findings from a school-based peer-education evaluation in the Western Cape

Peer-education programmes aim to bring about attitudinal and behavioural changes in their target audience. In the South African educational context, p....

Ensuring an optimal environment for peer education in South African schools: goals, systems, standards and policy options for effective learning

Peer education has long been seen as a key health promotion strategy and an important tool in preventing HIV infection. In South African schools, it i....

Negotiating masculinities and authority through intersecting discourses of tradition and modernity in South Africa

Social identities and masculinities, in particular, are produced and practised through discourses of legitimacy. Men's use and adoption of practices o....