SaferSpaces is an interactive platform run by and for community safety and violence prevention practitioners in South Africa to connect, share knowledge and learn from each other.
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Discover projects that promote safer communities.
Find tools for planning safety initiatives.
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Catch Up on Latest Articles
South African vagrancy laws hark back to colonial times and violate human rightsSouth African vagrancy laws hark back to colonial times and violate human rights
15 Dec 2020 | by Abdirahman Maalim Gossar | African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF)
In the cross-hairs: foreigners in SA’s informal sectorIn the cross-hairs: foreigners in SA’s informal sector
07 Dec 2020 | by Sergio Carciotto | Institute for Security Studies
Municipal Training on Community Safety Planning to Strengthen the Role of Local Government in Building Safer CommunitiesMunicipal Training on Community Safety Planning to Strengthen the Role of Local Government in Building Safer Communities
26 Oct 2020 | by Johanna Tyrakowski | GIZ South Africa
Participate in Events
Change the World Webinar 2: Police and Policing in a System of Safety
20 Jan 2021 |
| APCOF & CJCP Consortium on Crime and Violence Prevention
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Cape Town
SVRI Grant 2015: Primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence in low and middle income countries
| Sexual Violence Research Initiative
| Institute for Security Studies
Discover Prevention Projects
Up-scaling Area-Based Violence Prevention Intervention to respond to challenges exacerbated by Covid-19 pandemicGIZ South Africa, Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU NPC), Isandla Institute |
The Inclusive Violence and Crime Prevention Programme (GIZ-VCP) is a partnership programme agreed to between the Governments of South Africa…
African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum | 01 Jan 2018
WHO, UNICEF, Parenting for Lifelong Health, Global Partnership to End Violence, CDC, and World Without Orphans | 01 Nov 2020
Gun Free South Africa | 01 Dec 2019
Civilian Secretariat for Police Service
Meet the Community
Welcome to the newly registered safety practitioners and organisations. Find out how you can join.
South African Police Services (SAPS)
Rise Against Domestic Violence SA