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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2018 Resilience in black women who do not have fathers: a qualitative inquiry

This qualitative study explored the meanings that Black women who do not have fathers attach to growing up without a father. A combination o...

2008 'Absent breadwinners': father-child connections and paternal support in rural South Africa

The sites for earning a living and for maintaining a family, of production and reproduction, remain geographically separated for many South ...