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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.


21 September 2018 | HSRC Annual Report 2017/2018 presented to Parliament

The HSRC's Annual Report 2017/2018 is being presented in Parliament today. The report can be viewed and downloaded here:

21 September 2018 | There are bigger issues than property rights in the land debate

The land question has been reduced to a debate between safeguarding property rights and expropriation. The preoccupation of both standpoints with the ....

18 September 2018 | DST calls for comments on Draft White Paper on STI

Comments may be made to: Closing date for comments: 18 October 2018....