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  1. Women of Hangberg: An Explorative Study of Empowerment and Agency
    Akerstedt, Ida, 2020-12-23T05:52:21Z, Faculty of Humanities
    Women"s empowerment is considered a key driver for social change and an important development objective. Empowerment describes as a process in which women gain the ability to redefine gender roles and the ability to extend possibilities for being and doing. This includes resources and active agency. ...
  2. Televising truth commissions: the interaction between television, perpetrators, and political transition in South Africa
    Anderson, Michelle E, 2020-12-23T06:02:29Z, Faculty of Humanities
    This research explores the portrayals of perpetrators in television broadcast coverage of truth commissions within politically transitioning societies, particularly how these discourses may influence the perceptions and experience of transition out of conflict. It focuses on the narratives construct ...
  3. Towards the institutionalization of divorce mediation in Nigeria: a case study of Enugu State
    Anidi, Ugochinyelu Chikodili Nerissa, 2020-12-23T06:04:23Z, Faculty of Law
    Nigerian divorce laws and the divorce litigation process pose severe psychological, social-cultural, economic, and legal problems for families going through divorce in Nigeria. This thesis argues that divorce mediation may be able to ameliorate the harsh effects of these laws and process. This thesi ...
  4. The Determinants of the Financial Performance of Insurance Companies in Mauritius
    Appiah, Emelia, 2020-12-23T06:07:59Z, Faculty of Commerce
    The study examines the effects of internal factors, made up of firm specific variables, and the external factors, consisting of industry and macroeconomic variables, on the financial performance of insurance companies in Mauritius. In particular, the study investigates the impact of firm size, lever ...
  5. Attaining Justice through ‘Just and Equitable Compensation": A critique of South African courts" current approach to section 25(3) of The Constitution, and determining whether ‘Expropriation without Compensation" may be considered ‘Just and Equitable"
    Arend, Ayesha, 2020-12-23T06:09:32Z, Faculty of Law
    The land debate regarding just and equitable compensation and the potential "expropriation without compensation" amendment to section 25 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa1 has been a contentious issue in South Africa over the past year. Owing to colonialism and the apartheid regime ...
  6. Negotiating access and buy-in from communities in the context of a South African combination HIV prevention intervention for adolescent girls and young women
    Armien, Rizqa, 2020-12-23T06:13:12Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Background: In response to the persistently high incidence of HIV in adolescent girls and young women in South Africa, the Global Fund invested in a combination HIV prevention intervention aimed at adolescent girls and young women in 10 high priority districts. The HERStory study evaluated the combi ...
  7. The adverse health effects associated with drought in Africa: working towards developing a vulnerability index
    Asmall, Taherah, 2020-12-23T06:17:34Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Africa is uniquely vulnerable to the occurrence of drought. A rise in temperatures over Southern Africa occurs at almost twice that of the global rate. South Africa has begun to experience an increase in the frequency of drought, particularly in the Western and Eastern Cape. Droughts are associated ...
  8. Rethinking the Cape Town Property Developer: Understanding the local developer"s perspective of the City of Cape Town Municipality and comparing this perspective to local Transit-Orientated Development policy constructs of the developer
    Abdullah, Mohammed Perwez, 2020-12-22T06:12:14Z, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
    Purpose – This dissertation investigated the degree to which the City of Cape Town understands a ‘notional" Cape Town property developer within the Transit-Orientated Development (“TOD”) context. This dissertation is not meant to draw a distinction between a right or wrong model of a local property ...
  9. Pursuing fit: a grounded theory of e-recruitment in Namibia – an integrated jobseeker and agency perspective
    Abia, Mike, 2020-12-22T06:05:53Z, Faculty of Commerce
    The purpose of this study was to identify the main concern of jobseekers and recruitment agencies in electronic recruitment (e-recruitment) and determine how it was resolved. The country of Namibia was chosen for the study because many of its jobseekers and recruitment agencies are adopting e-recrui ...
  10. Gene expression patterns of the female genital tract and immunomodulation by Lactobacillus species
    Abrahams, Andrea Gillian, 2020-12-22T06:00:57Z, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Inflammation in the female genital tract (FGT) is associated with increased HIV-1 viral replication, HIV-1 transmission and HIV-1 acquisition. The optimal commensal Lactobacillus bacterial species is associated with reduced inflammation in the FGT and dampened immune responses to non-optimal bacteri ...