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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Blog

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About Disruptive Change and Wrestling with Laws
27 Jun 2017 | by Jeanne Bodenstein, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

The rollout of sexual offences courts is essential for ensuring that survivors have access to survivor-centred justice. In this blog, Jeanne Bodenstein discusses how the Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign engaged with magistrates and Parliament on the legislative framework for sexual offences courts.

About Disruptive Change and Wrestling with Laws
27 Jun 2017 | by Jeanne Bodenstein, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

The rollout of sexual offences courts is essential for ensuring that survivors have access to survivor-centred justice. In this blog, Jeanne Bodenstein discusses how the Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign engaged with magistrates and Parliament on the legislative framework for sexual offences courts.

Lights, toilets, taxis - situational crime prevention failures in Khayelitsha
15 May 2017 | by Dalli Weyers | Social Justice Coalition

This article highlight lack of safety experienced by Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and other residents of informal settlements when making use of either shared communal flush toilets, “temporary” chemical toilets (outside of the home) or clearings to relieve themselves. As a result the SJC has consistently campaigned for a greater…

Lights, toilets, taxis - situational crime prevention failures in Khayelitsha
15 May 2017 | by Dalli Weyers | Social Justice Coalition

This article highlight lack of safety experienced by Social Justice Coalition (SJC) and other residents of informal settlements when making use of either shared communal flush toilets, “temporary” chemical toilets (outside of the home) or clearings to relieve themselves. As a result the SJC has consistently campaigned for a greater…

Hazardous Alcohol Consumption and Violence: The importance of evidence for prevention
05 May 2017 | by Regan Jules-Macquet | Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention| Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention

Much of the crime and violence that is perpetrated in South Africa, and indeed around the world, is enabled and exacerbated by substance abuse. This makes addressing substance use and abuse, an essential component of any violence prevention initiative.

Hazardous Alcohol Consumption and Violence: The importance of evidence for prevention
05 May 2017 | by Regan Jules-Macquet | Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention| Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention

Much of the crime and violence that is perpetrated in South Africa, and indeed around the world, is enabled and exacerbated by substance abuse. This makes addressing substance use and abuse, an essential component of any violence prevention initiative.

The role of the police in crime prevention: Unpacking the 2016 White Papers on Policing, Safety & Security
02 May 2017 | by Kelly Stone | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum

The adoption of the 2016 White Paper on Safety and Security and the 2016 White Paper on Policing mark an important shift in conversations around crime and violence in South Africa, specifically regarding the role of the police in prevention, and the need to address the underlying causes of crime…

The role of the police in crime prevention: Unpacking the 2016 White Papers on Policing, Safety & Security
02 May 2017 | by Kelly Stone | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum

The adoption of the 2016 White Paper on Safety and Security and the 2016 White Paper on Policing mark an important shift in conversations around crime and violence in South Africa, specifically regarding the role of the police in prevention, and the need to address the underlying causes of crime…

About Disruptive Change and Wrestling with Laws
27 Jun 2017 | by Jeanne Bodenstein, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust
Lights, toilets, taxis - situational crime prevention failures in Khayelitsha
15 May 2017 | by Dalli Weyers | Social Justice Coalition
Hazardous Alcohol Consumption and Violence: The importance of evidence for prevention
05 May 2017 | by Regan Jules-Macquet | Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention| Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention
The role of the police in crime prevention: Unpacking the 2016 White Papers on Policing, Safety & Security

Events

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Launch Event: SaferSpaces - Supporting an integrated approach towards preventing violence

  • Venue: Holiday Inn Express Pretoria Sunny Park, Cnr Jeppe & Trevenna Street, Pretoria

School and Campus Safety Summit: Creating Safe and Crime-Free Learning Spaces in Communities

  • 12 – 14 Jul 2017 | Ministry of Police
  • University of the Western Cape, Peninsula University of Technology

Rape Crisis Mandela Day Care Pack Drive

  • Rosebank Methodist Church Hall, 2 Chapel Road, Rosebank