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Does virginity still matter in the modern world? Virginity and the denial of marriage in the Acts of Paul and Thecla
In the modern world where people are still fascinated by the idea of virginity, the expression 'being a Thecla' or being a 'disciple of Thecla' refers to the state of virginity. This is a reference to Thecla in the ancient ...
Attitude towards sport and physical activity, self–esteem, life satisfaction relationship and variations in terms of gender: perspective from university students
Universities provide a platform for sport and physical activity participation opportunities to students. For students, participation in sport and physical activity is an important part of university life which can lead ...
I want to publish but ... : barriers to publishing for women at a University of Technology
(University of the Free State, 2012)
Childhood general mental ability and midlife psychosocial work characteristics as related to mental distress, neck/shoulder pain and self-rated health in working women and men
(Japan Society of Occupational Health, 2011)
Psychosocial work characteristics including high demands, lack of control and poor social support have consistently been linked to poor health as has poor general mental ability (GMA). However, less is known about the ...
Differences between managers' and employees' perceptions of gender–based discrimination in a selection of South African organisations
Introduction: The relationship between employees and employers depends, among other things, on the level of consensus on what is perceived as fair or unfair in the workplace. When these perceptions are similar, a ...
“Skep julle kommando’s in reddingslaers om! Een vir almal, almal vir elkeen!”: Die Ossewa-Brandwag se maatskaplike beleid van Sosiale Volksorg, 1943-1952
(School for Basic Sciences, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, 2015)
Established as an organisation with the aim to influence all aspects of Afrikaner life, the Ossewa-Brandwag (OB) made an impact on the lives of thousands of Afrikaners between 1939 and 1954. At the very start the movement ...
Gender-based discrimination in South Africa: a quantitative analysis of fairness of remuneration
Equity is important to most individuals and its perceived absence may impact negatively on individual and organisational performance. The concept of equity presupposes fair treatment, while discrimination implies unfair ...
Prevalence of glutamine deficiency in ICU patients: a cross-sectional analytical study
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background Not only is glutamine deficiency an independent predictor of mortality in intensive care unit (ICU) patients, but glutamine supplementation is also recommended for its proven outcome benefits. However, recent ...
Shaping social literacy through HIV in Higher Education curricula
(Higher Education South Africa (HESA), 2016)
This article outlines a case for curriculum transformation in respect of HIV education, spearheaded in part by policy debates in the South African Higher Education sector, as well as by the broader social movement led by ...
Women in educational leadership: the case of Hope High School in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 confers equality on all South African citizens regardless of race and gender. It has been reported that, under apartheid, gender inequality was a way of life and even ...