Human and Social Development


26 Nov 2019 | South Africa: Why and How the LGBTI+ Community Is Finding New Words to Start Old Conversations

Qhawekhazi (isiXhosa) noun. Heroine / the woman who is a hero with the courage to love another woman.A diagnosis starts with a conversation. But what ...

15 Nov 2019 | MARI PETE new anthology: review

(Marí Peté (centre) with Prof Jean-Philippe Wade (Head of Department of Video Technology, DUT) and Prof Heidi van Rooyen (Executive Dire...

11 Oct 2019 | Dangerous cough syrup 'cocktails': It's like making your own alcohol at home, say teenagers

Cough syrup contains addictive substances like codeine and alcohol, and if used in sufficient quantities, provides a euphoric feeling. It’s not...

10 Sep 2019 | Aware kicks off anti-underage drinking campaign in Sandton

HYDE PARK – The campaign hopes to drive education and awareness about underage drinking. An anti-underage drinking campaign created by the Assoc...

8 Apr 2019 | Changing families in SA and populations

[ON AIR] #MediatedConversation: We talk about the Changing Families in SA and populations with Dr Tawanda Makusha of Human Sciences Research Council @...

1 Nov 2018 | Youth and their health

21 Aug 2018 | There is no shame in being a rape complainant

Sexual violence has become a gruesome topic in the country. On August 7, 2018, Rhodes university hosted a “Rape and the Law” panel discuss...

13 Aug 2018 | Social Innovations in Community Empowerment for Health Across the Globe

In coordination with The Network: Towards Unity for Health (The Network) 2018 Conference, we are excited to launch this edition titled “Social I...

3 Aug 2018 | "SA primary school learners have experienced sexual violence"

Over 40% of South Africa's primary school learners have experienced sexual violence.This is according to a new report by the Human Sciences Research C...