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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2020 COVID-19 exacerbates anti-immigrant prejudice and discrimination

Mass demonstrations against systemic racism have broken out across the world in reaction to the unjust and tragic death of George Floyd at t...

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2017 Criminalising racism in tumultuous times

The purpose of this policy brief is to evaluate whether existing laws governing discrimination, hate speech, crimen injuria and defamation a...

2016 Criminalising racism in tumultuous times

The South African government is drafting the Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill, which was to be tabled in Parliam...

2015 Discrimination and biases in textbooks used in South African public schools

This policy brief draws on an assessment conducted on textbooks currently in use in South African public schools. The results reveal that va...

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