Professor Gender and Childhood Sexuality, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Professor Deevia Bhana is currently the DSI /NRF South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Gender and Childhood Sexuality at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Her research lies in the areas of gender, sexuality, children, young people and schooling.
This research is informed by a cross-cutting approach, drawing from the sociology of childhood, political economy, critical feminist and sexuality studies, and masculinities.
Her most recent book is Love, sex and teenage sexual cultures in South Africa: 16 turning 17 (Routledge)

Experience

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    Professor Gender and Childhood Sexuality, University of KwaZulu-Natal