HSRC In The News


23 Jun 2017 | Many youth not using condoms

Half of SA youth not using condomsA staggering 52% of 15- to 24-year-olds have reported to never have used condoms with their most recent partners in ...

21 Jun 2017 | Education Department policy allows pupils condoms at schools

School governing bodies and parents will no longer be able to prevent pupils from getting condoms at schools, according to a new Basic Education Depar...

18 Jun 2017 | Teachers overworked

The strain taken by teachers due to increased administrative work and difficult working conditions have been cited as reasons for high absenteeism.Thi...

15 Jun 2017 | 'Schools are so violent teachers live in fear'

Twenty percent of South Africa's teachers believe that schools are violent places and suspect their students and colleagues are armed.This is accordin...

15 Jun 2017 | 58000 HIV positive teachers in SA

Fifty-eight thousand teachers across the country are living with HIV – and there are eight new infections a day, according to new research relea...

15 Jun 2017 | HSRC: Human Sciences Research Council concludes programme at the SA AIDS Conference

The Human Sciences Research Council today concluded its programme at the SA AIDS Conference in Kwa-Zulu Natal, where it joined various other agencies ...

15 Jun 2017 | SA Educators Feel At Risk From Their Own Students - Survey

Twenty percent of teachers in South African schools think their schools are violent places where the learners and their colleagues are armed, The Time...

15 Jun 2017 | Six week pilot programme which aims to produce a model for inter-race discussion

Dr van Rooyen hosts Dr Makgathi Mokwena and Angela Hough-Maxwell at Sweetwaters on Tuesday 13 June 2017.  Dr Mokwena and Ms Hough-Maxwell are the...

14 Jun 2017 | Research: More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV

More than 50 000 teachers at public schools are living with HIV and most of these teachers can be found in KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape....

14 Jun 2017 | Can South Africa afford to be financially inclusive?

The low level of saving in South Africa is a good (if troubling) illustration of why better financial education and more accessible, usable financial ...