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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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2014 Male attitudes towards children, fatherhood, and childrearing: a descriptive profile from South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS)

South African male attitudes towards children, fatherhood and childrearing remain an important topic for research and policy development giv...

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2014 The role of black fathers in the lives of children in South Africa

This article outlines what is known about fathers and fatherhood in South Africa, future research directions, and policy and program suggest...

2013 Father involvement in young children's care and education in southern Africa

Conceptualizing father presence or absence in discreet terms masks the fluidity of men's involvement with children. It is necessary, in the ...