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A tapestry of human sexuality in Africa

Author: Oka Obono
Publisher: Auckland Park, South Africa : Fanele ; Lagos, Nigeria : Action Health Inc., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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All too often, sexuality in Africa is examined through the lenses of epidemic and disease, but this study celebrates human_diversity and calls for a more responsible and broadminded view of sexual practices on the continent. From dating in the Eastern Cape to living as a lesbian, bisexual, or gay person in Cape Town, from gender violence in Nigeria to female circumcision in Kenya, the discussion weaves threads from  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oka Obono
ISBN: 9781920196264 1920196269
OCLC Number: 549776440
Description: xvi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Chap. 1. The cultural tapestry of African sexuality / Oka Obono --
Chap. 2. Young women's views of female circumcision among the Kisii of Kenya / Suzzie N. Nchogu --
Chap. 3. Sexual health needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in Osun State, Nigeria / Muhammed Olanrewaju Afolabi --
Chap. 4. Sexual violence in a Nigerian university / Akeem Ayofe Akinwale --
Chap. 5. Changes in adolescent sexuality communication among the Shangaan of Dzumeri, South Africa / Claudia Shilumani --
Chap. 6. The persistence of female genital cutting among the Abagusii and Maasai communities of Kenya / Khamati Shilabukha --
Chap. 7. Distress and dating in Butterworth, the Eastern Cape, South Africa / Mzikazi Nduna --
Chap. 8. Accessibility of shelters for LGBT people in Cape Town, South Africa / Liesl Theron --
Chap. 9. Sexuality online : obtaining knowledge and counseling through a faith-based Website in Egypt / Omnia Mehanna --
Chap. 10. Motives for mutilation among women in Cairo, Egypt / Yasser Awad-Allah Yasein --
Chap. 11. Coverage of gender-based violence in the Kenyan print media, 2000-2006 / Stanley Mbugua Njoroge.
Responsibility: edited by Oka Obono.
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A tapestry of human sexuality in Africa is a colourful and intricate examination of human sexuality on the continent. All too often, sexuality in Africa is examined through the lenses of epidemic and  Read more...

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