Yanela Ndabula


Yanela is a longstanding and valuable member of the Critical Stiudies in Sexualities and Reproduction Research Unit.  In 2017, Yanela completed her Master's thesis entitled Sistering and sexual socialisation: A psychosocial study of Xhosa women's 'sex and reproduction talk' with their sisters, supervised by Professor Lisa Saville Young and Distinguished Professor Catriona Macleod. For her presentation of this work at PsySSA's first Pan African Psychology Congress, Yanela was awarded the Sexuality and Gender Division/Feminism and Psychology Student Presentation Award. Currently, she is undertaking her PhD on constructions of women who use long acting reversible contraceptives in the Eastern Cape.

Teaching Areas

Social Psychology I

Cognition & Inteligence I

National & International Conferences

Ndabula, Y., Saville Young, L & Macleod, C. (2017). Sistering and sexual socialisation: A psychosocial study of Xhosa women's 'Sex and reprodction talk' with their sisters (Pan African Union of Psychology conference).

Ndabula, Y., Mhlana, S & Sofika, D. (2018). Exploring the socio-political effects of the Global Gag Rule in South Africa (Abortion & Reproductive Justice Conference).

Asfour, F., Ndabula, Y.,... & McKenna, S. (2018) Beyong multilinguity: Unpacking academic voice in Writing Circles (Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa).

Ndabula, Y., Macleod C & Saville Young, L. (2019) Sistering and sexual socialisation: A discursive study of Xhosa women's 'sex and reproduction talk' with their sisters (International Society of Critical Health Psychology).

Ndabula, Y. & McKenna, S. (2019) Postgraduate writing - A mystery better solved together (Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa).

Postgraduate Supervision

Walton, N. (2019) Attitudes of women who use and discontinue using long acting reversible contraceptives in the Global South: A systematic review.

Mbiba, T. (2019) A review of healthcare providers' attitudes towards the provision and use of long acting reversible contraceptives.

Community Engagement

Masibambane

Gender & Sex Project (GASP)

Last Modified: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 11:16:24 SAST