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Causes of gender-based violence against women at Enseleni Community

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dc.contributor.advisor Ntombela, N.H
dc.contributor.author Mkhize, Nontobeko Mildred
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-10T09:31:25Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-10T09:31:25Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/1595
dc.description A dissertation submitted to the Faculty Arts in partial fulfillment of the Degree of Masters of Arts (Community Work) in the Department of Social Work at the University of Zululand, 2017 en_US
dc.description.abstract This study is about causes of gender-based violence against women, with special reference to eNseleni community. As a descriptive research, questionnaires were used for data collection. Samples of 50 informants who are considered to be victims of gender-based violence were drawn. Literature that focuses on gender-based violence against women has been consulted and discussed. Different recommendations have been made based on the findings of the study. The findings revealed that all women respondents have experienced domestic violence in their lives. It further revealed that women are physically abused which means they are buttered while others are experiencing verbal abuse which means they are insulted by their partners, other women are sexually abused while others suffer from emotional abuse. It is also important that protection of women and their rights be observed. Women should be taught and encouraged to be self-reliant other than relying on men. en_US
dc.publisher University of Zululand en_US
dc.subject gender-based violence --South Africa en_US
dc.title Causes of gender-based violence against women at Enseleni Community en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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