Democracy Governance and Service Delivery


6 Dec 2019 | Financing BRICS climate change action: Cities as nuclei for implementation

Cities are well positioned to respond to climate change, as decisions can be undertaken reasonably rapidly, and have direct and non-tangible implicati...

19 Nov 2019 | Refugees evicted from camp outside UN offices in Brooklyn: An outcry for social protection and justice

The evictions that ended the month-long refugees’ protest on suburban pavements focus attention on the plight of such communities in South Afric...

6 Nov 2019 | The power of constitutional dialogue: bringing the voice of ordinary South Africans inside the walls of Parliament

The voices of South Africans increasingly raised in protest underscore the need to create safe spaces where the state and citizens can hear one anothe...

9 Aug 2019 | South Africa's women: faces of poverty, resilience and change

In South Africa particularly, dissecting inequality along gendered lines provides a useful but one-dimensional understanding of the challenges that wo...

2 Aug 2019 | Prof. Narnia Bohler-Muller appointed to editorial board of African Journal of Gender and Religion

Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller, Executive Director of the HSRC's DGSD research programme has been appointed to the editorial board of the African Jour...

19 Jul 2019 | Celebrating Madiba: a bright light reflected and refracted in a thousand tiny ways on Mandela day

On what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 101 birthday, South Africans around the country engaged in acts of giving: from redistributing food to ...

18 Jul 2019 | SVNP 2019 CONFERENCE ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE

The Southern Voices Network for Peace (SNVP) 2019 Conference was held in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, from the 15 - 18 July 2019, under the auspices ...

25 Jun 2019 | Dissatisfaction with government's anti-corruption efforts linked to voter abstention in 2019 elections

South Africans have increasingly viewed corruption as one of the major issues facing the country. Data from the Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) presen...

10 May 2019 | Discussion on HSRC's flagship new book in its State of the Nation series: Poverty and Inequality

Dr Gerard Hagg discusses the new State of the Nation book on SAFM on Tuesday 7 May 2019. State of the Nation 2018 covers a diversity of perspectives ...

10 May 2019 | The India-Brazil-South Africa Dialogue Forum rejuvenated at 15

Panel on contemporary global governance and the role of IBSA: (from left) Prof Uallace Moreira Lima (Brazil); Prof Narnia Bohler-Muller (HSRC, South A...