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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Creating safe new ways of experiencing our cities
28 Mar 2018 | by Marcela Guerrero Casas, Open Streets Cape Town

The creation of a safe, non-commercial and welcoming public space in Cape Town is necessary to challenge the barriers cemented in the past which taint our experience of the present and keep us apart.

Creating safe new ways of experiencing our cities
28 Mar 2018 | by Marcela Guerrero Casas, Open Streets Cape Town

The creation of a safe, non-commercial and welcoming public space in Cape Town is necessary to challenge the barriers cemented in the past which taint our experience of the present and keep us apart.

Global trends, nationalism and xenophobia
26 Mar 2018 | by Lauren October

Migration has always been a hotly contested global topic and it will remain one, as long as there are inequalities in the world which render some areas more dangerous and impoverished than others. Although international migration policies have become increasingly liberal, national migration policies appear to be getting stricter and…

Global trends, nationalism and xenophobia
26 Mar 2018 | by Lauren October

Migration has always been a hotly contested global topic and it will remain one, as long as there are inequalities in the world which render some areas more dangerous and impoverished than others. Although international migration policies have become increasingly liberal, national migration policies appear to be getting stricter and…

The Role of Taxi Associations as Agents of Social Control and Community Policing
05 Mar 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

On the 27th of February 2018, the Centre for Social Science Research at the University of Cape Town hosted a seminar with Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa from the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), titled The role of taxi associations as agents of social control and community policing. The researchers…

The Role of Taxi Associations as Agents of Social Control and Community Policing
05 Mar 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

On the 27th of February 2018, the Centre for Social Science Research at the University of Cape Town hosted a seminar with Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa from the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), titled The role of taxi associations as agents of social control and community policing. The researchers…

Developed countries must commit to ending violence against children
05 Mar 2018 | by Chandre Gould | Institute for Security Studies

All children are vulnerable to violence, yet wealthy countries lag behind in global efforts to solve it.

Developed countries must commit to ending violence against children
05 Mar 2018 | by Chandre Gould | Institute for Security Studies

All children are vulnerable to violence, yet wealthy countries lag behind in global efforts to solve it.

Creating safe new ways of experiencing our cities
28 Mar 2018 | by Marcela Guerrero Casas, Open Streets Cape Town
Global trends, nationalism and xenophobia
26 Mar 2018 | by Lauren October
The Role of Taxi Associations as Agents of Social Control and Community Policing
05 Mar 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)
Developed countries must commit to ending violence against children

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