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Launch of HSRC's 50/90 Commemoration and latest release of the book State of the Nation: Poverty and Inequality – Diagnosis, Prognosis and Responses

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Science and Technology Minister Kubayi Ngubane will deliver the keynote address at the joint launch of the HSRC's 50/90 Commemoration and latest release of the book State of the Nation: Poverty and Inequality.

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Social cohesion: The missing link in overcoming violence and inequality?

The aim of this study is to understand the importance of strong social cohesion in the cities of Cape Town and Rio de Janeiro, which suffer from high levels of inequality, poverty, and violence. More info.

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