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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…

Poly-victimisation: Understanding multiple forms of victimisation among South African youth
26 Apr 2017 | by Lezanne Leoschut (Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention)

The key to stemming the tide of child and youth victimisation is bearing in mind the complete inventory of victimisations that may co-occur during childhood. This will ensure that the diverse array of underlying causes of child victimisation will be addressed, rather than merely addressing the symptoms.

Poly-victimisation: Understanding multiple forms of victimisation among South African youth
26 Apr 2017 | by Lezanne Leoschut (Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention)

The key to stemming the tide of child and youth victimisation is bearing in mind the complete inventory of victimisations that may co-occur during childhood. This will ensure that the diverse array of underlying causes of child victimisation will be addressed, rather than merely addressing the symptoms.

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
Poly-victimisation: Understanding multiple forms of victimisation among South African youth
26 Apr 2017 | by Lezanne Leoschut (Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention)

Community of Practitioners

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

Isabel Faller

  • Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU NPC)

Lameez Mota

  • Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (SafGo)

Giselle Warton

  • Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (SafGo)
Lorenzo Wakefield

Mr Lorenzo Wakefield

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime