An exploration of perceptions and experiences of Xhosa speaking women in abusive relationships.
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’
School Location:South Africa
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:patriarchal system family violence south africa
Date of Publication:01/01/2005