Information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic
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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A Guide to Designing Integrated Violence Prevention Interventions
The Guide aims to provide practical experiences and guidance for people working in area-based interventions
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Fear and policing in the time of Covid-19
There is a menu of compliance strategies and tactics against Covid-19 from which to choose, and indeed there are no easy choices.
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Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign
The Rape Survivors’ Justice Campaign is a Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust advocacy project, which was started to hold government accountable to its promise to roll out sexual offences courts across the country to provide a victim-centred criminal justice system.
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Launch of the 2020 State of Crime and Safety in SA Cities Report
14 Sep 2020 | by Siphelele Ngobese
Launch of the 2020 State of Crime and Safety in SA Cities Report
14 Sep 2020 | by Siphelele Ngobese
Lessons learned from the first Kenyan app for tracking gender violence
24 Aug 2020 | by Sarah Dickins and Naomi Mwaura | Flone Initiative

Using the data gathered through the app, the Flone Initiative aims to create a comprehensive database on gender-based violence hotspots across Kenya, particularly on public transport and other public transport spaces, so that Kenyan women can plan safer journeys for themselves and their loved ones. The data will also give…

Lessons learned from the first Kenyan app for tracking gender violence
24 Aug 2020 | by Sarah Dickins and Naomi Mwaura | Flone Initiative

Using the data gathered through the app, the Flone Initiative aims to create a comprehensive database on gender-based violence hotspots across Kenya, particularly on public transport and other public transport spaces, so that Kenyan women can plan safer journeys for themselves and their loved ones. The data will also give…

Safety in numbers
21 Aug 2020 | by Western Cape Department of Community Safety

The WCG Whole of Government Targeted Hotspot Plan works to change individual and community behaviour to slow the spread of COVID-19 in high-population, high-transmission areas. Community Safety, in partnership with lead departments and other spheres of government, has taken proactive measures to protect communities and save lives.

Safety in numbers
21 Aug 2020 | by Western Cape Department of Community Safety

The WCG Whole of Government Targeted Hotspot Plan works to change individual and community behaviour to slow the spread of COVID-19 in high-population, high-transmission areas. Community Safety, in partnership with lead departments and other spheres of government, has taken proactive measures to protect communities and save lives.

The coming crime catastrophe: The 2019/20 crime stats and post-COVID19 violence prevention in South Africa
04 Aug 2020 | by Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative

Various research reports have shown the devastating effect that the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations have had on large segments of the South African population, in which there have been alarming increases in poverty, unemployment, food insecurity, hunger and domestic violence. These dynamics are likely to transform the current crime…

The coming crime catastrophe: The 2019/20 crime stats and post-COVID19 violence prevention in South Africa
04 Aug 2020 | by Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative

Various research reports have shown the devastating effect that the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations have had on large segments of the South African population, in which there have been alarming increases in poverty, unemployment, food insecurity, hunger and domestic violence. These dynamics are likely to transform the current crime…

Launch of the 2020 State of Crime and Safety in SA Cities Report
14 Sep 2020 | by Siphelele Ngobese
Lessons learned from the first Kenyan app for tracking gender violence
24 Aug 2020 | by Sarah Dickins and Naomi Mwaura | Flone Initiative
Safety in numbers
21 Aug 2020 | by Western Cape Department of Community Safety
The coming crime catastrophe: The 2019/20 crime stats and post-COVID19 violence prevention in South Africa
04 Aug 2020 | by Guy Lamb | Safety and Violence Initiative

Resources

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Situational Analysis Synthesis Report - Report/Study

  • Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), ALPS Resilience | 01 Nov 2019

People to People Dialogues: Synthesis Report - Report/Study

  • ALPS Resilience, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) | 01 Nov 2019

Community of Practitioners

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

Mrs Moefeeda Salie-Kagee

  • City of Cape Town
Admiral Ncube

Dr Admiral Ncube

  • Southern African Development Community

Mr Samuel Mashaba

  • Nghala Consulting and Training

Mr Finlay Kettlewell

  • Waves for Change (W4C)