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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2021 The gendered complexities of school mathematics achievement: girls outperforming or boys underperforming?

Education and labour markets have favoured boys and men. A recent study showed that girls' educational outcomes in relation to participation...

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2021 Prevalence and factors associated with intimate partner violence among the adolescent girls and young women in South Africa: findings the 2017 population based cross-sectional survey

Evidence indicate that intimate partner violence (IPV) is disturbingly high among South African adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). Und...

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2015 Minimum marriage age laws and the prevalence of child marriage and adolescent birth: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

The relationship of national laws that prohibit child marriage with the prevalence of child marriage and adolescent birth is not well unders...

2008 Methodologies for mapping a southern African girlhood in the age of Aids

Methodologies for Mapping a southern African Girlhood in the Age of Aids is located within the new and broader area of Girlhood Studies. Gir...