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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Research data: SOUTH AFRICA

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2019 Since 1652: tortured souls and disposed bodies

The article has three movements. First, it draws out some of the contours of historical trauma suffered by Black and Brown people in South A...

2018 The social cost of violent and destructive service-delivery protests in South Africa

The South African government recently celebrated 24 years of its democratic dispensation. While the celebrations signify great strides in th...

2011 You became afraid to tell them that you are gay: health service utilization by men who have sex with men in South African cities

We describe the utilization of health services by men who have sex with men (MSM) in South African cities, their perceptions of available he...

2011 Violence and violence research in Africa South of the Sahara

This review presents the major lines of investigation regarding violence in Africa since the Cold War. After a historical introduction to th...