SDGs and violence prevention in South Africa
Strengthening the case for a holistic, urban approach
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Making South African communities safer
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GBV interventions in humanitarian action
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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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Khayelitsha Site C Social Cohesion Community Dialogue
04 Aug 2017 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

The complexity of challenges facing various communities, especially in urban centres today, requires all concerned community members and stakeholders to seek solutions through constructive engagement. Research and dialogue with active community stakeholders has identified the need to build social cohesion with the aim of achieving shared community goals. The Peacebuilding…

Khayelitsha Site C Social Cohesion Community Dialogue
04 Aug 2017 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

The complexity of challenges facing various communities, especially in urban centres today, requires all concerned community members and stakeholders to seek solutions through constructive engagement. Research and dialogue with active community stakeholders has identified the need to build social cohesion with the aim of achieving shared community goals. The Peacebuilding…

About Disruptive Change and Wrestling with Laws
27 Jun 2017 | by Jeanne Bodenstein, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

The rollout of sexual offences courts is essential for ensuring that survivors have access to survivor-centred justice. In this blog, Jeanne Bodenstein discusses how the Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign engaged with magistrates and Parliament on the legislative framework for sexual offences courts.

About Disruptive Change and Wrestling with Laws
27 Jun 2017 | by Jeanne Bodenstein, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust

The rollout of sexual offences courts is essential for ensuring that survivors have access to survivor-centred justice. In this blog, Jeanne Bodenstein discusses how the Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign engaged with magistrates and Parliament on the legislative framework for sexual offences courts.

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.

Khayelitsha Site C Social Cohesion Community Dialogue
04 Aug 2017 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology
About Disruptive Change and Wrestling with Laws
27 Jun 2017 | by Jeanne Bodenstein, Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust
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

Events

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Open Streets Main Road

  • Main Road between Observatory and Cape Town CBD

ACC International Urban Conference

  • Cape Town (Venue tbc)

Community of Practitioners

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

Claudia Lopes

Claudia Lopes

  • Heinrich Boell Foundation

Ms Sarita Ranchod

  • Under the Rainbow - Creative Strategies for Positive Change