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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2015 The mandatory reporting of consensual, underage sex: knowledge, practices and perspectives of social workers in KwaZulu-Natal

Until recently, any sex or sexual activity with a person under the age of 16 was criminalised, regardless of consent. All such incidents wer...

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...

2013 The South African disability grant: influence on HIV treatment outcomes and household well-being in KwaZulu-Natal

This paper explores the implications of the disability grant for household members' well-being and adults' success on ART (antiretroviral th...

2013 The impact of social policies on the welfare of women and children

Do social policies aimed at reducing poverty positively benefit the health of women and children? This is the central question a multi-count...