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A Toolkit for Participatory Safety Planning - Overview

OVERVIEW | The toolkit guides users in the systemic planning of violence prevention and safety measures at the local level. The aim is to identify risk factors and sources of resilience to build on when planning interventions that promote community safety.

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A Toolkit for Participatory Safety Planning - Overview

OVERVIEW | The toolkit guides users in the systemic planning of violence prevention and safety measures at the local level. The aim is to identify risk factors and sources of resilience to build on when planning interventions that promote community safety.

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Tackling Violence in South Africa: The Context

This section provides an introduction to the context of violence, crime and its prevention in South Africa - including an overview of existing policy frameworks.

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Tackling Violence in South Africa: The Context

This section provides an introduction to the context of violence, crime and its prevention in South Africa - including an overview of existing policy frameworks.

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Tackling Violence in South Africa: Concepts & Approaches

This section provides an introduction to concepts and approaches of systemic violence and crime prevention.

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Tackling Violence in South Africa: Concepts & Approaches

This section provides an introduction to concepts and approaches of systemic violence and crime prevention.

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Setting the Scene for Participation

This section provides participatory tools that introduce basic concepts of violence prevention that can be used as icebreakers and sensitizers leading up to workshops for data collection, analysis and planning of safety measures.

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Setting the Scene for Participation

This section provides participatory tools that introduce basic concepts of violence prevention that can be used as icebreakers and sensitizers leading up to workshops for data collection, analysis and planning of safety measures.

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Collecting Data and Information

Tools provided in this section support the conduction of a situation analysis to obtain information about the specific conditions, causes of violence and risk factors together with the community you work in.

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Collecting Data and Information

Tools provided in this section support the conduction of a situation analysis to obtain information about the specific conditions, causes of violence and risk factors together with the community you work in.

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Analysing the Safety Situation

Building on the data generated in the previous phase, analyses of actors, sectors and levels of violence can be carried out using participatory tools. The results of the analyses can be utilized as a baseline study for monitoring and evaluation of the measure. It helps identify strategic starting points for prevention activities.

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Analysing the Safety Situation

Building on the data generated in the previous phase, analyses of actors, sectors and levels of violence can be carried out using participatory tools. The results of the analyses can be utilized as a baseline study for monitoring and evaluation of the measure. It helps identify strategic starting points for prevention activities.

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Planning Safety Initiatives

This phase provides process-oriented planning tools for safety measures. The results from the analyses are used to identify partners and establish objectives of the measure in terms of desired behaviour change among young people and intermediaries.

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Planning Safety Initiatives

This phase provides process-oriented planning tools for safety measures. The results from the analyses are used to identify partners and establish objectives of the measure in terms of desired behaviour change among young people and intermediaries.

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Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

This section provides tools to support the monitoring and evaluation of the outcomes achieved by your activities. The aim is to engage the community in assessing behaviour change achieved by the intervention and its impact on the resident’s perception of safety.

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Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

This section provides tools to support the monitoring and evaluation of the outcomes achieved by your activities. The aim is to engage the community in assessing behaviour change achieved by the intervention and its impact on the resident’s perception of safety.

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