SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa
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SA Needs a Concrete Plan to Stop Gender Violence
04 Sep 2017 | by Marlise Richter, Sonke Gender Justice

South Africa desperately needs an ambitious, fully-costed and multi-sectoral plan that effectively addresses the factors that give rise to gender-based violence, and that provides comprehensive services to survivors of violence. Gender-based violence need not be a South African reality.

SA Needs a Concrete Plan to Stop Gender Violence
04 Sep 2017 | by Marlise Richter, Sonke Gender Justice

South Africa desperately needs an ambitious, fully-costed and multi-sectoral plan that effectively addresses the factors that give rise to gender-based violence, and that provides comprehensive services to survivors of violence. Gender-based violence need not be a South African reality.

How evidence-based policing reduces crime in South Africa
29 Aug 2017 | by Gareth Newham | Institute for Security Studies

When the SAPS implements clear strategies based on research, it has considerable success. Gareth Newham, of the Institute for Security Studies, discusses how evidence-based policing reduces crime in South Africa.

How evidence-based policing reduces crime in South Africa
29 Aug 2017 | by Gareth Newham | Institute for Security Studies

When the SAPS implements clear strategies based on research, it has considerable success. Gareth Newham, of the Institute for Security Studies, discusses how evidence-based policing reduces crime in South Africa.

Ulutsha Street Festival 2017: Campaign against Gender Based Violence in Walmer Township
24 Aug 2017 | by Jessie Bohr | GIZ South Africa

With the support of UMHLALI, an early crime prevention project implemented by the CJCP and Masifunde Learner Development; as well as the GIZ’s Violence and Crime Prevention Project (VCP); the ULUTSHA street festival took place on Youth Day (June 16, 2017) under the slogan “Report cases of violence against women…

Ulutsha Street Festival 2017: Campaign against Gender Based Violence in Walmer Township
24 Aug 2017 | by Jessie Bohr | GIZ South Africa

With the support of UMHLALI, an early crime prevention project implemented by the CJCP and Masifunde Learner Development; as well as the GIZ’s Violence and Crime Prevention Project (VCP); the ULUTSHA street festival took place on Youth Day (June 16, 2017) under the slogan “Report cases of violence against women…

Khayelitsha Site C Social Cohesion Community Dialogue
04 Aug 2017 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

The complexity of challenges facing various communities, especially in urban centres today, requires all concerned community members and stakeholders to seek solutions through constructive engagement. Research and dialogue with active community stakeholders has identified the need to build social cohesion with the aim of achieving shared community goals. The Peacebuilding…

Khayelitsha Site C Social Cohesion Community Dialogue
04 Aug 2017 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

The complexity of challenges facing various communities, especially in urban centres today, requires all concerned community members and stakeholders to seek solutions through constructive engagement. Research and dialogue with active community stakeholders has identified the need to build social cohesion with the aim of achieving shared community goals. The Peacebuilding…

SA Needs a Concrete Plan to Stop Gender Violence
04 Sep 2017 | by Marlise Richter, Sonke Gender Justice
How evidence-based policing reduces crime in South Africa
Ulutsha Street Festival 2017: Campaign against Gender Based Violence in Walmer Township
24 Aug 2017 | by Jessie Bohr | GIZ South Africa
Khayelitsha Site C Social Cohesion Community Dialogue
04 Aug 2017 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

Events

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People's Power: The Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry Screening

  • SJC Offices, Isivivana Centre, 2nd Floor, Khayelitsha

Police Oversight and Accountability in Africa Course

  • Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

Open Streets Main Road

  • Main Road between Observatory and Cape Town CBD

ACC International Urban Conference

  • Cape Town (Venue tbc)

Community of Practitioners

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

Pegasys Institute

Pegasys Institute

  • International
IkamvaYouth

IkamvaYouth

  • Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, North West, Western Cape
Play Africa

Play Africa

  • Gauteng
Equal Education

Equal Education

  • Eastern Cape, Gauteng, Western Cape