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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: VIOLENCE

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2020 Pathways from witnessing community violence to mental health problems among South African adolescents

The intersection of violence exposure and mental health problems is a public health crisis for South African (SA) adolescents. Understanding...

2020 Exploring queerphobic geographies in Southern Africa

Space in Southern African countries is continuously constructed as heterosexual, putting queer individuals at risk of violence. This paper e...

2020 Intimate partner violence in older South African women: an analysis of the 2016 Demographic and Health Survey

South Africa (SA) has one of the highest rates of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the world. It is also in the midst of a demographic tra...

2020 Vuwani: understanding the violent community response to municipal boundary re-demarcation

Prior to May 2016, the relatively unknown community of Vuwani in the Limpopo Province of South Africa had hardly been prone to violent prote...