By 2030, people in South Africa feel and are safe; and play a role in creating and maintaining safe environments.
White Paper on Safety and Security (2016)
Prevention starts with our children
Why societies must protect children if they want fewer criminals
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Towards safer cities in South Africa
The first national report on the state of urban safety
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In 2030, people living in South Africa feel safe and have no fear of crime.
National Development Plan (2012)

Blog

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Vimba! Data - free app offers a lifeline to survivors of abuse in Diepsloot
25 Nov 2016 | by M&G Bhekisisa Team

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the M&G’s Bhekisisa is launching a free gender-based violence helpline in Diepsloot

Vimba! Data - free app offers a lifeline to survivors of abuse in Diepsloot
25 Nov 2016 | by M&G Bhekisisa Team

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the M&G’s Bhekisisa is launching a free gender-based violence helpline in Diepsloot

Reflections on the New Urban Agenda: Let’s focus on public spaces for social cohesion
02 Nov 2016 | by Esther Wegner | GIZ South Africa

On 20 October 2016, the New Urban Agenda was adopted at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Equator. While including many important aspect for sustainable urban development in the next 20 years, the Agenda is vague on one critical aspect: the importance of safe public spaces for social cohesion and…

Reflections on the New Urban Agenda: Let’s focus on public spaces for social cohesion
02 Nov 2016 | by Esther Wegner | GIZ South Africa

On 20 October 2016, the New Urban Agenda was adopted at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Equator. While including many important aspect for sustainable urban development in the next 20 years, the Agenda is vague on one critical aspect: the importance of safe public spaces for social cohesion and…

Prevention in Action - Working together to prevent violence against women
20 Oct 2016 | by Kim Pillay-Constant | New World Foundation

In communities like Lavender Hill and Vrygrond, domestic violence seems omnipresent. The “Prevention in Action” campaign recently educated community members on domestic violence and empowered them to become activists in making their communities safer places.

Prevention in Action - Working together to prevent violence against women
20 Oct 2016 | by Kim Pillay-Constant | New World Foundation

In communities like Lavender Hill and Vrygrond, domestic violence seems omnipresent. The “Prevention in Action” campaign recently educated community members on domestic violence and empowered them to become activists in making their communities safer places.

Successful launch of Safer Schools Network in Mandela Metro
19 Oct 2016 | by Jonas Schumacher (Masifunde) | Jessie Bohr (GIZ)

Safety at schools around the country remains a big concern. In Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, a Safer Schools Network was launched as a vibrant platform for schools to discuss safety issues and find ways how to make our schools a safe and learner-friendly environment for learners and teachers.

Successful launch of Safer Schools Network in Mandela Metro
19 Oct 2016 | by Jonas Schumacher (Masifunde) | Jessie Bohr (GIZ)

Safety at schools around the country remains a big concern. In Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, a Safer Schools Network was launched as a vibrant platform for schools to discuss safety issues and find ways how to make our schools a safe and learner-friendly environment for learners and teachers.

Vimba! Data - free app offers a lifeline to survivors of abuse in Diepsloot
25 Nov 2016 | by M&G Bhekisisa Team
Reflections on the New Urban Agenda: Let’s focus on public spaces for social cohesion
02 Nov 2016 | by Esther Wegner
Prevention in Action - Working together to prevent violence against women
20 Oct 2016 | by Kim Pillay-Constant
Successful launch of Safer Schools Network in Mandela Metro
19 Oct 2016 | by Jonas Schumacher (Masifunde) | Jessie Bohr (GIZ)

Events

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Open Streets Day: Bree Street

  • Bree Street, Cape Town

Open Streets Day: Mitchells Plain

  • Mitchells Plain, Cape Town

Community of Practitioners

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