SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa
Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
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Crime stats - the devil is in the detail
For decades, violent crime has been concentrated in about 20 per cent of police precincts in South Africa.
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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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SA returns to the UN Security Council with a new leader
22 Feb 2018 | by Peter Fabricus, Institute for Security Studies Consultant

After two controversial previous terms, will South Africa vote differently under Cyril Ramaphosa?

SA returns to the UN Security Council with a new leader
22 Feb 2018 | by Peter Fabricus, Institute for Security Studies Consultant

After two controversial previous terms, will South Africa vote differently under Cyril Ramaphosa?

Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge
19 Feb 2018 | by Lauren Tracey-Temba, Institute for Security Studies

Budget cuts have undermined prosecutors’ ability to deliver justice in South Africa.

Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge
19 Feb 2018 | by Lauren Tracey-Temba, Institute for Security Studies

Budget cuts have undermined prosecutors’ ability to deliver justice in South Africa.

Budgeting to end violence?
13 Feb 2018 | by Chandre Gould | Institute for Security Studies

South Africa’s tough budget choices must not leave the country less safe and disadvantage future generations.

Budgeting to end violence?
13 Feb 2018 | by Chandre Gould | Institute for Security Studies

South Africa’s tough budget choices must not leave the country less safe and disadvantage future generations.

Do foreigners really commit SA’s most violent crimes?
29 Nov 2017 | by Gareth Newham | Institute for Security Studies

Statements by Gauteng’s police head promote xenophobia and could provoke violence against foreigners.

Do foreigners really commit SA’s most violent crimes?
29 Nov 2017 | by Gareth Newham | Institute for Security Studies

Statements by Gauteng’s police head promote xenophobia and could provoke violence against foreigners.

SA returns to the UN Security Council with a new leader
22 Feb 2018 | by Peter Fabricus, Institute for Security Studies Consultant
Leadership is not the NPA's only challenge
19 Feb 2018 | by Lauren Tracey-Temba, Institute for Security Studies
Budgeting to end violence?
Do foreigners really commit SA’s most violent crimes?

Events

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Gender-Based Violence against Women and Children Conference

  • 22 – 23 Feb 2018 | Basadi Hatella Pele
  • Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Johannesburg

Resources

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Realising synergies in follow-up and review - Report/Study

  • African Centre for Cities | 02 Feb 2018

Ending legalised violence against children by 2030 - Report/Study

  • Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children | 01 Feb 2018

Community of Practitioners

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

Mr Segomotso Sebokedi

  • Campus Safety Support Services NPC

Mr Lunga Minyayo

  • Eastern Cape Provincial Youth Board

Ms Gontse Litlhakanyana

  • Sedibeng Youth Crime Prevention Desk