Working to Advance
Health Equity in Africa

Dr Marcia Victoria Mutambara

  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow
  • Gender, sexuality, human security and migration

Dr Marcia Victoria Mutambara joins HEARD as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow working in the gender-based violence (GBV) research cluster.

Her research interests include gender, sexuality, human security and migration. Her PhD research focused on the experiences of xenophobia and gender-based violence amongst migrant Zimbabwean women. Her work shows how different systemic and social structures construct the different experiences of marginalised and minority groups in South African society. She holds a PhD in Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and undergraduate qualifications in International Relations and Political Science.

Research outputs

Journal article

Mutambara, V.M., Crankshaw, T.,Freeman, J.(2021) Assessing the impacts of COVID-19 on women refugees in South Africa. Journal of Refugee Studies, 1-18.

Freedman, J., Crankshaw, T.L. and Mutambara, V.M. (2020) Sexual and reproductive health of asylum seeking and refugee women in South Africa: understanding the determinants of vulnerability. Sexual and reproductive health matters, 28(1), 1-12.