SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa
Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
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Gun Free Zones
Making South African communities safer
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GBV interventions in humanitarian action
A guideline for South Africa?
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Gun Free Zones: Making our communities safer
27 Feb 2017 | by Adele Kirsten | Gun Free South Africa

Across the world, Gun Free Zones are used as a tool to reduce armed violence and promote public safety in communities. It is time for GFZ to be fully implemented in South Africa to make our communities safer.

Gun Free Zones: Making our communities safer
27 Feb 2017 | by Adele Kirsten | Gun Free South Africa

Across the world, Gun Free Zones are used as a tool to reduce armed violence and promote public safety in communities. It is time for GFZ to be fully implemented in South Africa to make our communities safer.

SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa: Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
23 Feb 2017 | by Kelly Stone | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum

By addressing the root causes of poverty and illustrating the clear link between peace, security, justice and sustainable development, the SDGs may support South Africa in focusing on a holistic, urban approach towards violence prevention.

SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa: Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
23 Feb 2017 | by Kelly Stone | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum

By addressing the root causes of poverty and illustrating the clear link between peace, security, justice and sustainable development, the SDGs may support South Africa in focusing on a holistic, urban approach towards violence prevention.

Learn to decide against violence: Why math and critical thinking matter for preventing violence
17 Feb 2017 | by Regan Jules-Macquet | Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention

Critical thinking is essential for both solving maths problem and deciding to find alternatives to violence in one’s daily life. Yet these skills is rarely the focus of violence prevention programmes - an opportunity that is generally missed.

Learn to decide against violence: Why math and critical thinking matter for preventing violence
17 Feb 2017 | by Regan Jules-Macquet | Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention

Critical thinking is essential for both solving maths problem and deciding to find alternatives to violence in one’s daily life. Yet these skills is rarely the focus of violence prevention programmes - an opportunity that is generally missed.

GBV interventions in humanitarian action: A guideline for South Africa?
07 Feb 2017 | by Kelly Stone | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum

Given the lack of political will to reduce GBV in South Africa, the UN guidelines on GBV interventions in humanitarian action may be useful for revitalising support around new and innovative strategies for confronting GBV.

GBV interventions in humanitarian action: A guideline for South Africa?
07 Feb 2017 | by Kelly Stone | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum

Given the lack of political will to reduce GBV in South Africa, the UN guidelines on GBV interventions in humanitarian action may be useful for revitalising support around new and innovative strategies for confronting GBV.

Gun Free Zones: Making our communities safer
SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa: Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
Learn to decide against violence: Why math and critical thinking matter for preventing violence
GBV interventions in humanitarian action: A guideline for South Africa?

Events

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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.

Miss Adele Bruggeman

  • Children of South Africa (CHOSA)
Nick Malherbe

Mr Nick Malherbe

  • Institute for Social and Health Sciences, University of South Africa and South African Medical Research Council-University of South Africa Violence, Injury and Peace Research Unit
David Jeffery

Mr David Jeffery

  • Mikhulu Trust