The project have formulated three interrelated subprojects

Subproject 1

Indigenous religious resources and new gender relations
Collect IsiZulu myths, tales proverbs and sayings that deal with gender in marriage and polygamy and search for critiques of patriarchy from within the tradition itself.


Subproject 2

Interreligious ritualisation, social transformation and the invention of protective space
Through a detailed ethnographic study bring forth new knowledge of how women adapt and transform how religion appears and what religion does in a South African context
challenged by HIV/AIDS, and how they invent protective and shielding spaces.

See also HIV University


Subproject 3

"Untouchable Space" as critical theological reflection on human autonomy and interdependence
Explore the concept of "untouchable" space as theological reflection on autonomy and interdependence and reading this findings with narratives of HIV positive women´s experiences.


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