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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2015 Child rights: imprisonment for maintenance defaulters?

Child support is a child's right, and the premise of the maintenance regime in this regard is to protect the child. The current South Africa...

2015 Factors associated with mothers' decisions on male neonatal circumcision in Swaziland

Neonatal male circumcision is safer, easier and cheaper than adult male circumcision, but is not widely practised in Swaziland. It has been ...

2015 Child and adolescent suicide attempts, suicidal behavior, and adverse childhood experiences in South Africa: a prospective study

This is the first known prospective study of child suicidal behavior in sub-Saharan Africa. Aims were to determine whether (1) cumulative ex...