Gun control as violence prevention
Evidence shows that limiting access to firearms can prevent homicides, suicides and injuries
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INGWE Youth Development Programme
Training Youth to be Tomorrow's Leaders
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Designing for Safer Inner-City Parks in Johannesburg
A participatory approach for safer public spaces
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In 2030, people living in South Africa feel safe and have no fear of crime.
National Development Plan (2012)

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Gun control as violence prevention
11 May 2016 | by Adele Kirsten | Gun Free South Africa

Evidence shows that limiting access to firearms (especially for young men between 15-29 years-old) can prevent homicides, suicides and injuries, thereby reducing the costs of these forms of violence. Read more in this article by Gun Free South Africa on gun control.

Gun control as violence prevention
11 May 2016 | by Adele Kirsten | Gun Free South Africa

Evidence shows that limiting access to firearms (especially for young men between 15-29 years-old) can prevent homicides, suicides and injuries, thereby reducing the costs of these forms of violence. Read more in this article by Gun Free South Africa on gun control.

StatsSA: Violent crime remains high and occurs at home and among friends
06 May 2016 | by Daniel Brumund | GIZ South Africa

The majority of violent crimes - incl. assault, murder and sexual offences - occur in the home and among friends, according to a new report by Stats SA. Responses therefore require a new social compact and joint collaborations between law enforcement, government and civil society.

StatsSA: Violent crime remains high and occurs at home and among friends
06 May 2016 | by Daniel Brumund | GIZ South Africa

The majority of violent crimes - incl. assault, murder and sexual offences - occur in the home and among friends, according to a new report by Stats SA. Responses therefore require a new social compact and joint collaborations between law enforcement, government and civil society.

Sikhula ndawonye – developing an early parenting intervention for women
25 Apr 2016 | by Elizabeth Dartnall | Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)

Promoting positive relationships between caregivers and their children early on can reduce childhood aggression and help prevent violence in adulthood. Sikhula ndawonye is a locally relevant, culturally appropriate parenting programme that aims to promote effective parenting practices and maternal coping skills.

Sikhula ndawonye – developing an early parenting intervention for women
25 Apr 2016 | by Elizabeth Dartnall | Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI)

Promoting positive relationships between caregivers and their children early on can reduce childhood aggression and help prevent violence in adulthood. Sikhula ndawonye is a locally relevant, culturally appropriate parenting programme that aims to promote effective parenting practices and maternal coping skills.

INGWE Youth Development Programme – Training youth to be tomorrow’s leaders
20 Apr 2016 | by Maximilian Vogt | GIZ South Africa

The INGWE Youth Development Programme strives to ensure that youth play a vital role in their own development and that of South Africa. It seeks to enhance collaboration, resource sharing and team building, hereby strengthening networking and synergies.

INGWE Youth Development Programme – Training youth to be tomorrow’s leaders
20 Apr 2016 | by Maximilian Vogt | GIZ South Africa

The INGWE Youth Development Programme strives to ensure that youth play a vital role in their own development and that of South Africa. It seeks to enhance collaboration, resource sharing and team building, hereby strengthening networking and synergies.

Gun control as violence prevention
11 May 2016 | by Adele Kirsten
StatsSA: Violent crime remains high and occurs at home and among friends
06 May 2016 | by Daniel Brumund
Sikhula ndawonye – developing an early parenting intervention for women
25 Apr 2016 | by Elizabeth Dartnall
INGWE Youth Development Programme – Training youth to be tomorrow’s leaders
20 Apr 2016 | by Maximilian Vogt

Events

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International Conference - Preventing Violence: From Scientific Excellence to Effective Practice

  • 08 – 09 Sep 2016 | UCT Safety and Violence Initiative
  • V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Truth be told - Speaking out against GBV

  • Rhema Bible Church North, Johannesburg

Community of Practitioners

Welcome to the newly registered safety practitioners and organisations. Find out how you can join.

Ms Makhosi Buthelezi

  • Civilian Secretariat for Police

Mr Thokozani Jacob Masilela

  • Gauteng Provincial Community Police Board

Mrs Ipeleng Dube

  • Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo