An exploration of perceptions and experiences of Xhosa speaking women in abusive relationships.

by Ngoma, Bulelwa

Abstract (Summary)

The problem of abusive relationships has attracted national attention in South Africa. Historically South Africa has a strongly entrenched patriarchal system, which gives men proprietary rights over women. Traditional and cultural values as means of resolving conflict are critical in shaping and perpetuating violence of men toward women. A woman’

Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:patriarchal system family violence south africa


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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