Year Published: 2009

Authors: Rachel Jewkes, Yandisa Sikweyiya, Robert Morrell and Kristin Dunkle

Publisher: South African Medical Research Council

Suggested Citation: Jewkes R, Sikweyiya Y, Morrell R & Dunkle K (2009) Understanding men's health and use of violence: Interface of rape and HIV in South Africa (Policy brief). South African Medical Research Council.


The aim of this research was to understand the prevalence of rape perpetration in a random sample community-based adult men, to understand factors associated with rape perpetration, and to describe intersections between rape, physical intimate partner violence and HIV.