SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa
Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
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Gun Free Zones
Making South African communities safer
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GBV interventions in humanitarian action
A guideline for South Africa?
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By 2030, people in South Africa feel & are safe; and play a role in creating safe environments.
White Paper on Safety and Security (2016)
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What story will South Africa’s latest crime stats tell?
11 Oct 2017 | by Lizette Lancaster and Nthato Ntsoko, Institute for Security Studies

In this blog, Lizette Lancaster and Nthato Ntsoko discuss how the soon to be released 2017 SAPS crime statistics will likely paint a worrying but incomplete picture of the crime situation in South Africa.

What story will South Africa’s latest crime stats tell?
11 Oct 2017 | by Lizette Lancaster and Nthato Ntsoko, Institute for Security Studies

In this blog, Lizette Lancaster and Nthato Ntsoko discuss how the soon to be released 2017 SAPS crime statistics will likely paint a worrying but incomplete picture of the crime situation in South Africa.

Accountability is Key in Bringing an End to Violence against Women
05 Oct 2017 | by Bafana Khumalo, Sonke Gender Justice

In this blog, Bafana Khumalo discusses the need for evidence, action and accountability if we are to effectively address the scourge of gender-based violence in South Africa.

Accountability is Key in Bringing an End to Violence against Women
05 Oct 2017 | by Bafana Khumalo, Sonke Gender Justice

In this blog, Bafana Khumalo discusses the need for evidence, action and accountability if we are to effectively address the scourge of gender-based violence in South Africa.

Going deeper: Refining our model for participatory safety planning in schools
05 Oct 2017 | by Sarah Strydom, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

Rape Crisis has been running a peer education programme in schools for over a decade, aimed at challenging the attitudes and social norms that promote sexual violence. This blog discusses how Rape Crisis made use of GIZ’s Toolkit for Participatory Planning to refine and reshape the peer educator programme, enabling…

Going deeper: Refining our model for participatory safety planning in schools
05 Oct 2017 | by Sarah Strydom, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

Rape Crisis has been running a peer education programme in schools for over a decade, aimed at challenging the attitudes and social norms that promote sexual violence. This blog discusses how Rape Crisis made use of GIZ’s Toolkit for Participatory Planning to refine and reshape the peer educator programme, enabling…

Horns, Guns and Drugs: The Real Cost of Wildlife Crime
21 Sep 2017 | by Institute for Security Studies

The number of poaching incidents has tripled in Southern Africa since 2010, endangering lives, threatening communities and undermining the local economy. Ahead of World Rhino Day, the Institute for Security Studies held a seminar which called for new ways to understand and combat wildlife crime.

Horns, Guns and Drugs: The Real Cost of Wildlife Crime
21 Sep 2017 | by Institute for Security Studies

The number of poaching incidents has tripled in Southern Africa since 2010, endangering lives, threatening communities and undermining the local economy. Ahead of World Rhino Day, the Institute for Security Studies held a seminar which called for new ways to understand and combat wildlife crime.

What story will South Africa’s latest crime stats tell?
11 Oct 2017 | by Lizette Lancaster and Nthato Ntsoko, Institute for Security Studies
Accountability is Key in Bringing an End to Violence against Women
05 Oct 2017 | by Bafana Khumalo, Sonke Gender Justice
Going deeper: Refining our model for participatory safety planning in schools
05 Oct 2017 | by Sarah Strydom, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust
Horns, Guns and Drugs: The Real Cost of Wildlife Crime
21 Sep 2017 | by Institute for Security Studies

Events

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South African Urban Conference: Cities in Conversation

  • Moses Mabhida Stadium, 44 Isaiah Ntshangase Rd, Stamford Hill, Ethekwini

ACC International Urban Conference

  • Cape Town (Venue tbc)

Resources

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Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Annual Report 2016/2017 - Report/Study

  • Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, Republic of South Africa | 11 Oct 2017

South African Crime Quarterly No. 61 - Journal/Magazine

  • Institute for Security Studies, Centre of Criminology | 16 Oct 2017

South African Crime Quarterly No. 60 - Journal/Magazine

  • Institute for Security Studies | 27 Jun 2017

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