HSRC In The News


25 Jan 2020 | Killer virus outbreak comes at bad time for humankind

A woman with a face mask wears a cheongsam ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in a train in Bangkok on January 24, 2020, after four people were detec...

24 Jan 2020 | Love, sexts & the law: How good sex ed can protect your kids

In an age where more young people are having sex before the age of 15 than ever before, can we really afford to keep turning a blind eye to the birds ...

23 Jan 2020 | Organisation with an interest in financial literacy, invited to take part in Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week South Africa (MSWSA), a financial literacy campaign aimed at motivating and empowering South Africans to become more educated about t...

22 Jan 2020 | Ben Kies: The Cape radical

Political theorist and activist Ben Kies was one of modern South Africa’s most important political and intellectual figures, but his is not a ho...

22 Jan 2020 | South Africa: Landmark Court Ruling Highlights Crisis in South Africa's Cities and Towns

A high court in South Africa has passed a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for municipalities that fail to carry out their constitutiona...

21 Jan 2020 | Landmark court ruling shows how SA's cities and towns are being mismanaged

A high court in South Africa has passed a landmark ruling with far-reaching implications for municipalities that fail to carry out their constitutiona...

20 Jan 2020 | Edwin Cameron to receive social justice award

South African LGBTQ+ icon Edwin Cameron will be honoured with the Inaugural Isibindi Award for Champions of Social Justice, Equality and Dignity in Af...

16 Jan 2020 | HIV prevention: Employed or Unemployed - who is more likely to be HIV-positive?

You’re far more likely to be offered an HIV test at a government health facility than at your GP or workplace clinic.Bhekisisa Centre for Health...

16 Jan 2020 | New law grants fathers 10 days paternity leave

As of the first of January, all parents will now be entitled to 10 days paid paternal leave when their children are born.The legislation does not appl...

1 Dec 2019 | #WAD2019: Men are still not getting tested for HIV

Despite government and civil society efforts to fight the spread of HIV, one of the main challenges that remain is men’s unwillingness to get te...