Media

HSRC provides media briefs (or press releases) on a regular basis to the media.  Here you can browse the archive of media briefs.

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11 Nov 2014 | Three cities study: high levels of HIV infection found among men who have sex with men

Relative to national estimates, HIV prevalence is high among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the three largest cities of South Africa. In Cape Town...

5 Nov 2014 | Book launch: Care in Context: Transnational gender perspectives

Members of the media are invited to attend the launch of Care in Context: Transnational gender perspectives edited by Vasu Reddy, Stephan Meyer, Tamar...

21 Oct 2014 | Quality of life issues main drivers at World Social Science Forum 2015

Durban, South Africa - Over four days policy makers and  shapers comprising scientists, politicians, activists, civil society organisations, acti...

9 Oct 2014 | Ecotourism and its impacts on gender relations in rural Botswana

The Botswanan government is increasingly trying to diversify their tourism market and ecotourism accreditation is one of the ways through which they a...

8 Oct 2014 | HSRC and Swiss Embassy to showcase social sciences and humanities at Rise and Fall of Apartheid exhibition

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), the Swiss Embassy in South Africa and the University of Basel and other social partners confirmed their co...

7 Oct 2014 | HSRC and Swiss Embassy to showcase social sciences and humanities at Rise and Fall of Apartheid exhibition

MEDIA INVITE:Members of the Media are invited to attend a symposium where the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will partner with the Embassy of ...

8 Aug 2014 | Female participation in political formation reduces corruption and increases transparency

 Media Release:  Celebrating Women’s Day, 9 August 2014 GENDER AND POLITICS A United Nations Millennium Project report in 2005 favou...

20 Jul 2014 | AIDS journal brings new strategic insights into children affected by HIV and AIDS

A very large number of HIV-infected pregnant women globally do not receive treatment – in fact, in 2012, only 37% of women in low and middle-inc...

17 Jul 2014 | HSRC-led HIV/AIDS Survey to make waves at AIDS 2014

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 35.3 Million people were living with HIV/AIDS worldwide in 2012 while 1.6 million died of AIDS-relat...

14 Jun 2014 | Media statement on the passing of Mr Michael Coetzee, Secretary to Parliament

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) wishes to extend its condolences to the family of the Secretary to Parliament, Mr Michael Coetzee, who pass...