Gendered perceptions of sexual behaviour in rural South Africa

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dc.description.abstract This paper discusses sexual behaviour findings collected through eleven homogenous focus group discussions conducted among women and men in a predominantly Zulu population in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The objective of this paper is to shed light on sexual behaviour in a rural community. The findings suggest that sex is a taboo subject and the discussion around it is concealed in the use of polite language, euphemisms, and gestures. There are gender and generational dimensions to the discussion of sex. The contribution of this paper lies in the identification of what rural people discuss about sex and the influence of cultural practices and urban or global forces on sexual behaviour in rural areas. The paper adds to the growing body of literature on the use of focus groups in understanding sexual behaviour in rural contexts. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.subject SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject RISK BEHAVIOUR en
dc.subject GENDER EQUALITY en
dc.title Gendered perceptions of sexual behaviour in rural South Africa en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.Volume April en
dc.BudgetYear 2011/12 en
dc.ResearchGroup Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation en
dc.SourceTitle International Journal of Family Medicine en
dc.ArchiveNumber 6889 en
dc.PageNumber Online en
dc.outputnumber 5538 en
dc.bibliographictitle Ndinda, C., Uzodike, U.O., Chimbwete, C. & Mgeyana, M.T.M. (2011) Gendered perceptions of sexual behaviour in rural South Africa. International Journal of Family Medicine. April:Online. en
dc.publicationyear 2011 en
dc.contributor.author1 Ndinda, C. en
dc.contributor.author2 Uzodike, U.O. en
dc.contributor.author3 Chimbwete, C. en
dc.contributor.author4 Mgeyana, M.T.M. en

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