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.
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What do we know about murder in South Africa?
07 Nov 2017 | by Lizette Lancaster | Institute for Security Studies

For a country with one of the highest global murder rates, little is publicly known about the murder trends.

What do we know about murder in South Africa?
07 Nov 2017 | by Lizette Lancaster | Institute for Security Studies

For a country with one of the highest global murder rates, little is publicly known about the murder trends.

Crime stats – the devil is in the detail
01 Nov 2017 | by Guy Lamb, Safety and Violence Initiative, University of Cape Town (UCT SaVI)

The aggregate manner in which the crime data and statistics are presented masks the disproportionate nature of violent crime in South Africa, which for decades has been concentrated in about 20 per cent of police precincts. Most of these high crime precincts are densely populated, infrastructurally marginalised and characterised by…

Crime stats – the devil is in the detail
01 Nov 2017 | by Guy Lamb, Safety and Violence Initiative, University of Cape Town (UCT SaVI)

The aggregate manner in which the crime data and statistics are presented masks the disproportionate nature of violent crime in South Africa, which for decades has been concentrated in about 20 per cent of police precincts. Most of these high crime precincts are densely populated, infrastructurally marginalised and characterised by…

Private security in Africa: time to regulate the bad and harness the good
26 Oct 2017 | by Julie Berg, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (UCT SafGo)

Julie Berg, Director of the Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (UCT SafGo), discusses how we should consider innovative possibilities in aligning private security to the public interest in ways that promote safety.

Private security in Africa: time to regulate the bad and harness the good
26 Oct 2017 | by Julie Berg, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (UCT SafGo)

Julie Berg, Director of the Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (UCT SafGo), discusses how we should consider innovative possibilities in aligning private security to the public interest in ways that promote safety.

Police not coping with serious violent crime
24 Oct 2017 | by Institute for Security Studies

A steady rise in murder and armed robbery shows police are not getting a grip on serious violent crime in South Africa, despite a budget increased by almost 50% since 2011/12 to R87 billion.

Police not coping with serious violent crime
24 Oct 2017 | by Institute for Security Studies

A steady rise in murder and armed robbery shows police are not getting a grip on serious violent crime in South Africa, despite a budget increased by almost 50% since 2011/12 to R87 billion.

What do we know about murder in South Africa?
Crime stats – the devil is in the detail
01 Nov 2017 | by Guy Lamb, Safety and Violence Initiative, University of Cape Town (UCT SaVI)
Private security in Africa: time to regulate the bad and harness the good
26 Oct 2017 | by Julie Berg, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (UCT SafGo)
Police not coping with serious violent crime
24 Oct 2017 | by Institute for Security Studies

Events

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Acta Criminologica Call for Article Papers for a Special Edition Theme: Cybercrime

  • 20 Nov – 31 Jan 2018 | Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)

ACC International Urban Conference

  • Cape Town (Venue tbc)

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