HSRC In The News


8 Sep 2020 | Dads play an important role

"We should move away from using terms such as fathers are 'helping' a mother look after your child. You're a father, so it's your responsibility" says...

4 Sep 2020 | Book shines light on Dennis Brutus, one of South Africa's most underrated poets

A bearded man with dreadlocks and heavy-framed spectacles gazes intently, looking ready to speak.A younger Dennis Brutus, president of the South Afric...

4 Sep 2020 | Dennis Brutus: The South African Years

Despite his storied life as an anti-apartheid activist, journalist, poet, teacher and sports administrator, little has been written before about Denni...

1 Sep 2020 | Deeper than connectivity: Education specialist talks online learning and digital empowerment in SA

As much as education technology has curbed the disruption to the 2020 academic year, it has also fuelled fundamental talks around the fragmented state...

1 Sep 2020 | Perpetrators of gender-based violence don't have a specific personality type

By Dane Isaacs, Benita Moolman and Catherine NdindaThe recent allegations against a Cape Town musician brought to light the distorted notions of perpe...

1 Sep 2020 | South Africa: Digital Interventions to Address Maternal and Child Health Challenges

Some of the world's leading scientists representing universities in South Africa and the United Kingdom have joined forces. They will help under-resou...

31 Aug 2020 | What a weekly family feast meal and women's financial health have in common

“There is still a persistent gap between what men and women are paid. According to the 2020 World Economic Global Gender Gap Report, the global ...

28 Aug 2020 | Insurance that goes with your handbag – what all women need to know about managing their finances like a pro

According to a study by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the South African Race Relations Institute (SARRI), 40% of mothers in South Afr...

28 Aug 2020 | What a weekly family feast meal and women's financial health have in common

This Women’s month and in the months ahead, women need to empower themselves and take ownership of their financial destinies says Shaeera Essop,...

28 Aug 2020 | What all women need to know about managing their finances like a pro

According to a study by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the South African Race Relations Institute (SARRI), 40% of mothers in South Afr...