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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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Research data: SOCIAL GRANTS

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2020 Socio-demographic characteristics of social grants beneficiary households: its effect on food insecurity in the Mhlathuze local municipality, KwaZulu-Natal

The South African government's focus has been on the accumulating state of household food insecurity that devastates the most disadvantaged ...

2017 The stomach is crying: patterns of food insecurity and the role of social grants in South Africa

Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition is one of the core UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and features in t...

2014 Economic support to patients in HIV and TB grants in rounds 7 and 10 from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

People with TB and/or HIV frequently experience severe economic barriers to health care, including out-of-pocket expenses related to diagnos...

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2014 Lone mothers, social security and dignity

Comprehensive social security could play a critical role in helping to protect and respect people's dignity. Gemma Wright and Andrea Royeppe...