REQUEST FOR RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS
‘An exploratory study of the experience
of an absent father
on the identity formation of women’
Adult women age eighteen and above
who grew up without a father, residing in Cape Town
The purpose of this research
• To gain an understanding of how experience of an absent father influences the identity of women
• To provide useful information to service delivery organisations to assist clinical interventions
Little is known about this topic.
The findings of this research project
may be helpful in creating awareness
of the significance of the role of fathers
in their daughters lives
and contribute to knowledge
required for effective family functioning
in a healthy society.
• Participation is voluntary and participants have the right to withdraw from the project at any time
• Participation is confidential
Interview sessions will last an estimated hour.
Contact Research Student:
(Social worker completing a Masters in Social Sciences,
specializing in Clinical Social Work at UCT)
Tel: 072 387 3900