Localising the New Urban Agenda
The New Urban Agenda is a global commitment to sustainable urban development at all levels, based on a shared vision of cities for all
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The Police Leadership Campaign
Good leaders have the potential to hugely improve the safety of those in South Africa
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Global trends, nationalism and xenophobia
National migration policies are getting stricter and anti-foreigner sentiment is on the rise
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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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Blog

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More Than a Game: Soccer-Based Health Programming for Adolescent Boys and Young Men
30 Nov 2018 | by Alison Clowes, Chris Barkley, Mbulelo Malotana and Jenn Warren | Grassroot South Africa

As we celebrate 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, it is important to acknowledge that entrenched gender norms in South Africa create an environment in which gender-based violence is acceptable, and even worse, normalised. They inhibit effective implementation of laws intended to address violence against women and girls. It…

More Than a Game: Soccer-Based Health Programming for Adolescent Boys and Young Men
30 Nov 2018 | by Alison Clowes, Chris Barkley, Mbulelo Malotana and Jenn Warren | Grassroot South Africa

As we celebrate 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, it is important to acknowledge that entrenched gender norms in South Africa create an environment in which gender-based violence is acceptable, and even worse, normalised. They inhibit effective implementation of laws intended to address violence against women and girls. It…

Political assassinations taking a hold on the 2019 elections
15 Nov 2018 | by Kim Thomas | Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime

As we lead into the 2019 National elections, we can expect to see an increase in political assassinations. This piece discusses some key observations from the data collected from the Assassination Witness project.

Political assassinations taking a hold on the 2019 elections
15 Nov 2018 | by Kim Thomas | Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime

As we lead into the 2019 National elections, we can expect to see an increase in political assassinations. This piece discusses some key observations from the data collected from the Assassination Witness project.

Nurturing positive social interactions and safety through mindful and inclusive public spaces
09 Nov 2018 | by Diana Sanchez-Betancourt | Open Streets, HSRC, Ncedo Mngqibisa | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)| University of Cape Town

South African cities need to invest in public spaces that are truly co-created through social engineering processes. These need to be grounded in quality community participation processes which begin at the conception of the project, carries on when the project is handed over, and continues in different ways to ensure…

Nurturing positive social interactions and safety through mindful and inclusive public spaces
09 Nov 2018 | by Diana Sanchez-Betancourt | Open Streets, HSRC, Ncedo Mngqibisa | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)| University of Cape Town

South African cities need to invest in public spaces that are truly co-created through social engineering processes. These need to be grounded in quality community participation processes which begin at the conception of the project, carries on when the project is handed over, and continues in different ways to ensure…

Cross-Pollination: community healing through knowledge exchange
07 Nov 2018 | by Ntombifuthi Ngubane | Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

This article will provide a summary of the successful workshop titled “Cross-Pollination event: A knowledge exchange that is shared amongst communities” that was organised by the Community Intervention team with the support from the Knowledge and Learning team.

Cross-Pollination: community healing through knowledge exchange
07 Nov 2018 | by Ntombifuthi Ngubane | Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

This article will provide a summary of the successful workshop titled “Cross-Pollination event: A knowledge exchange that is shared amongst communities” that was organised by the Community Intervention team with the support from the Knowledge and Learning team.

More Than a Game: Soccer-Based Health Programming for Adolescent Boys and Young Men
30 Nov 2018 | by Alison Clowes, Chris Barkley, Mbulelo Malotana and Jenn Warren | Grassroot South Africa
Political assassinations taking a hold on the 2019 elections
15 Nov 2018 | by Kim Thomas | Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime
Nurturing positive social interactions and safety through mindful and inclusive public spaces
09 Nov 2018 | by Diana Sanchez-Betancourt | Open Streets, HSRC, Ncedo Mngqibisa | Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)| University of Cape Town
Cross-Pollination: community healing through knowledge exchange
07 Nov 2018 | by Ntombifuthi Ngubane | Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

Events

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Childsafe National Summit

  • CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria

Community of Practitioners

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

Mandisa Makhaye

Miss Mandisa Makhaye

  • University of Zululand

Mr Sindile Khani

  • Salesian Institute Youth Projects

Ms Thobile Mbanjwa

  • University of Kwazulu Natal
Childsafe

Childsafe

  • Western Cape
Grassroot Soccer South Africa

Grassroot Soccer South Africa

  • Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Western Cape
ALPS Resilience

ALPS Resilience

  • International, National (all SA), Gauteng, Western Cape