Lebogang Seutlwadi


Lebo has been a valuable member of the Critical Studies in Sexualities and Reproduction Research Unit for a few years. In 2012, she completed her Master's thesis at entitled: “A survey study examining adolescents’ knowledge about abortion and emergency contraceptive pills”, supervised by Dr Gary Steele and Distinguished Professor Catriona Macleod. The study was amongst Grade 11 learners in five different schools in East London, in the Eastern Cape. Her study was developed into a CTOP policy brief titled: “Knowledge of the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act amongst learners in Buffalo City, South Africa”.

She has 9 years of experience working as a researcher for institutions such as Health Systems Trust and Human Sciences Research Council. She is currently a first-year PhD student. Her research focuses on tools and materials used to educate parents on how to communicate with their adolescent children about SRH. Her research draws on rhetorical theory and Focucault’s concept of governmentality.


Lebogang Seutlwadi, Gugu Mchunu, Bomkazi Tutshana, and Karl Peltzer. Contraceptive use and associated factors amongst South African youth (18-24 years). South African Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (S Afr J OG) 2012, 8(2):43-47.

Lebogang Seutlwadi, Karl Peltzer. The use dual method amongst 18-24 year olds in a cross-sectional study conducted in South Africa. Contraception Journal, 2012.

Gugu Mchunu, Karl Peltzer, Bomkazi Tutshana and Lebogang Seutlwadi. Adolescent pregnancy and associated factors in South African youth. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. African Health Sciences 2012, vol 12, Special Issue 1, 24-32.

Catriona Macleod, Lebogang Seutlwadi and Gary Steele. Cracks in reproductive health rights: Knowledge of abortion legislation stipulations amongst learners in Buffalo City, South Africa. Health SA Gesondheid 2014, 19(1), 1-10.

Lebogang Seutlwadi, Glady Matseke, Karl Peltzer. Sexual Violence and Associated Factors among Female Youths in South Africa. Gender & Behaviour 2015, 13(1), 6465-6470.

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