Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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Research data: BOYS

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2021 Exposure to community violence increases teen boys' risk for mental illness

Teenagers growing up in South Africa are exposed to some of the highest rates of violence in the world. Focusing on a sample of adolescents ...

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2021 The gendered complexities of school mathematics achievement: girls outperforming or boys underperforming?

Education and labour markets have favoured boys and men. A recent study showed that girls' educational outcomes in relation to participation...

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2020 Things less spoken: HIV research with adolescent boys and young men Implications for theory, policy and practice

There is an increasing acknowledgement that men and boys must be better engaged in HIV prevention and treatment initiatives. Improving men's...