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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.


23 February 2018 | Making the road by walking: The evolution of the South African Constitution

New book announcement Written by the HSRC's Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller, Dr Michael Cosser and Gary Pienaar is now available from Pretoria University L....

5 January 2018 | First South African study to look at HIV prevalence in transgender women

The first South African integrated biological and behavioral survey on HIV in transgender women will be supported by various South African and interna....

16 December 2017 | Young HSRC leader joins prestigious Ship for World Youth programme

The HSRC’s Dr Firdous Khan has been selected to be part of the Ship for World Youth programme, a mostly ship-based international youth exchange ....