Research outputs

Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at

HSRC Repository

The HSRC Institutional Repository is an important tool that the HSRC utilises to preserve and disseminate its documents. Different types of publications including scholarly research outputs are collected, preserved and distributed in a digital format.

Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository of the HSRC's research data in support of evidence-based human and social development.


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2022 HSRC fieldwork starts for largest HIV survey to date

Twenty years ago, at the height of HIV and Aids denialism in South Africa, former President Nelson Mandela, through the Nelson Mandela Found...

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2021 The HSRC's population-based HIV prevalence and incidence survey series: history, impact and the future

As a leading Social Sciences institution in the country, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has distinguished itself with its contri...

2021 Prevalence and factors associated with intimate partner violence among the adolescent girls and young women in South Africa: findings the 2017 population based cross-sectional survey

Evidence indicate that intimate partner violence (IPV) is disturbingly high among South African adolescent girls and young women (AGYW). Und...

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