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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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Linking hands to voices: Hand mapping in contexts of violence and insecurity
05 Jun 2018 | by Gill Black, Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation

How can a participatory approach enable a better understanding of the ways in which identity and intersecting inequalities block accountability processes? This is the question that the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation has been exploring in their most recent action research process with the Delft Safety Group. And this was the question…

Linking hands to voices: Hand mapping in contexts of violence and insecurity
05 Jun 2018 | by Gill Black, Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation

How can a participatory approach enable a better understanding of the ways in which identity and intersecting inequalities block accountability processes? This is the question that the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation has been exploring in their most recent action research process with the Delft Safety Group. And this was the question…

The industry transformed and captured through violence: hitmen empowering themselves
22 May 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

In 2017, Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa, Researchers at the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted fieldwork in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng focusing on political assassinations and taxi violence. The fieldwork was part of a study conducted by UCT’s Centre for Criminology and the…

The industry transformed and captured through violence: hitmen empowering themselves
22 May 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)

In 2017, Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa, Researchers at the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), conducted fieldwork in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng focusing on political assassinations and taxi violence. The fieldwork was part of a study conducted by UCT’s Centre for Criminology and the…

Building a new cohort of Youth Leaders that advocate for Safer Communities in SA
22 May 2018 | by Matsetsebale Tleane, Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (VCP) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and its partners trained over 120 young people as youth leaders and ambassadors of safer communities in two provinces, Gauteng and Eastern Cape. The purpose of this training is capacity-building of young leaders who…

Building a new cohort of Youth Leaders that advocate for Safer Communities in SA
22 May 2018 | by Matsetsebale Tleane, Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (VCP) of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and its partners trained over 120 young people as youth leaders and ambassadors of safer communities in two provinces, Gauteng and Eastern Cape. The purpose of this training is capacity-building of young leaders who…

How prioritising education in South Africa can prevent violence
02 May 2018 | by Cassidy Parker, ISS Consultant

The Seven Passes Initiative shows how supporting children with schoolwork creates a better society.

How prioritising education in South Africa can prevent violence
02 May 2018 | by Cassidy Parker, ISS Consultant

The Seven Passes Initiative shows how supporting children with schoolwork creates a better society.

Linking hands to voices: Hand mapping in contexts of violence and insecurity
05 Jun 2018 | by Gill Black, Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation
The industry transformed and captured through violence: hitmen empowering themselves
22 May 2018 | by Azwi Netshikulwe, Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI)
Building a new cohort of Youth Leaders that advocate for Safer Communities in SA
22 May 2018 | by Matsetsebale Tleane, Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
How prioritising education in South Africa can prevent violence
02 May 2018 | by Cassidy Parker, ISS Consultant

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