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The land question has been reduced to a debate between safeguarding property rights and expropriation. The preoccupation of both standpoints with the issue of ownership has diverted attention from the crucial matter of the use and development of land. Broadening the debate is vital to make sense of the current predicament facing cities, which now accommodate two-thirds of SA’s population.
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Prof Ivan Turok and Dr Andreas Sheba published a paper on the right to housing in SA.
‘Right to the city’ and the New Urban Agenda: learning from the right to housing by Ivan Turok & Andreas Scheba
To cite this article: Ivan Turok & Andreas Scheba (2018): ‘Right to the city’ and the New Urban Agenda: learning from the right to housing, Territory, Politics, Governance, DOI:
The United Nations recently hosted its inaugural yearly training on how young women leaders can realise their aspirations through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The training took place in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital, from 17 July through 2 August.
Lebohang Makobane, a junior researcher in EPD, was part of this talented group of 24 trainees mainly from Africa and Latin America. Chapters of The Grail, a global non-governmental organization which forms part of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, was responsible for recruiting participants.
The HSRC is pleased to announce that Prof Khangelani Zuma has been appointed as Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Public Health.
The appointment is effective from 01 October 2018.
It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Charles Hongoro has been appointed Deputy Executive Director: RIA effective 1 July 2018.
Professor Hongoro has an illustrious career as a health economist and policy analyst having looked at a range of issues in the area of public health. He holds a PhD in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London.
The fifth National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Study (SABSSM V) findings are being released today.
Twenty years ago, fatherhood wasn’t much of a political issue. Gender activists in South Africa focused on the ravages of HIV and gender-based violence. Concerns about fatherhood centred on men as abusive or absent fathers, not accepting responsibility or paying maintenance for their children...
The HSRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Cheryl Hendricks as the ED: ASIA, effective 1 July 2018.
The academic leadership of the HSRC is well-established in the domain of ‘Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment’.