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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2020 When higher education increases women's risk for intimate partner violence: the case for a multipronged preventative approach to tackling gender-based violence

The socioeconomic empowerment of women is seen as critical to gender equality, the absence of which is associated with high rates of gender-...

2020 The overlapping shadows of depression and HIV/AIDS on South Africa's young women

Adolescent girls and pregnant HIV-positive women in rural South Africa are particularly vulnerable to depression. Recent research suggests t...

2019 Socio-demographic and behavioural profile of woman in polygamous relationships in South Africa: a retrospective analysis of the 2002 population-based household survey data

The prevalence and effect of polygamous relationships may have serious reproductive and /or health consequences for women. In South Africa, ...