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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2009 Integrated gender-based violence and HIV risk reduction intervention for South African men: results of a quasi-experimental field trial

South Africa is in the midst of one of the world's most devastating HIV/AIDS epidemics and there is a well-documented association between vi...

2008 Intervening to reduce gender-based violence does not enhance HIV risk reduction outcomes for South African men: results of a quasi-experimental field trial

Background: There is a well documented association between violence against women and HIV transmission. Interventions that integrate HIV pre...

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2006 Social constructions of gender roles, gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in two communities of the Western Cape, South Africa

The links between gender roles, gender-based violence and HIV/aids risks are complex and culturally specific. In this qualitative study we ...