Intimate partner violence in Khayelitsha schools: A Culture of silence

Author: Lynch, I; Essop, R; Tolla, T; Morison, T

Publisher: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-jan-march-2018

Type: Unclassified

Link to this item using this URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10179/13799

Massey University

Abstract

A team of HSRC researchers, partners and collaborators conducted research at 24 schools in Khayelitsha in the Western Cape to provide baseline data for a programme to address sexual violence in South African schools. They found high levels of sexual violence, including intimate partner violence. This was accompanied by a culture of silence.