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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Ulutsha Street Festival 2018: “Stop Violence against Children and Women!”
23 Jul 2018 | by Jessie Bohr | GIZ South Africa

The Ulutsha Street Festival 2018 turned out to be an ideal family event on a typical windy winter day in Port Elizabeth. This year’s Festival once again highlighted how public spaces can be transformed into positive spaces for recreation and social interaction. Further, the Festival demonstrated how festivals can be…

Ulutsha Street Festival 2018: “Stop Violence against Children and Women!”
23 Jul 2018 | by Jessie Bohr | GIZ South Africa

The Ulutsha Street Festival 2018 turned out to be an ideal family event on a typical windy winter day in Port Elizabeth. This year’s Festival once again highlighted how public spaces can be transformed into positive spaces for recreation and social interaction. Further, the Festival demonstrated how festivals can be…

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…

Ulutsha Street Festival 2018: “Stop Violence against Children and Women!”
23 Jul 2018 | by Jessie Bohr | GIZ South Africa
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

Resources

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Stop Gender Violence Campaign - Project resources

Western Cape Directory of Services for Victims of Crime and Violence - Guide/Manual

  • Western Cape Department of Social Development | 16 Apr 2018

South African Crime Quarterly No. 64 - Journal/Magazine

  • Centre of Criminology, Institute for Security Studies | 06 Jul 2018

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