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Discover existing projects and initiatives that are promoting safer communities across South Africa. Get inspired by their actions on the ground. Learn from their approaches and experiences. Connect and start networking with the people behind the projects. As a member, you can showcase and advocate for your own projects.

“Many who live with violence day in and day out assume that it is an intrinsic part of the human condition. But this is not so. Violence can be prevented. Violent cultures can be turned around. In my own country and around the world, we have shining examples of how violence has been countered. Governments, communities and individuals can make a difference.”
Nelson Mandela

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Walking Bus Project
Walking Bus Project
Western Cape Department of Community Safety | Western Cape

The Walking Bus Project entails parents, as well as volunteers from the broader community, walking groups of children to school…

One Man Can (OMC) Campaign
One Man Can (OMC) Campaign
Sonke Gender Justice | National (all SA), Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Western Cape

The One Man Can (OMC) Campaign encourages men to become actively involved in advocating for gender equality, preventing gender-based violence…

Positive Policing Partnership
Positive Policing Partnership
Sonke Gender Justice | National (all SA)

The Positive Policing Partnership (the PPP) focuses on identifying advocacy opportunities to establish and support innovative civil society, policing and…

Funda Nenja, Township Dog Training Initiative
Funda Nenja, Township Dog Training Initiative
Funda Nenja, Township Dog Training Initiative | KwaZulu-Natal

The aim of Funda Nenja, Township Dog Training Initiative is to improve the quality of life of both township children…

Safe Taxis Now
Safe Taxis Now
Soul City Institute, One in Nine Campaign | National (all SA), Gauteng

The Safe Taxis Now campaign was developed in response to a number of high profile rape cases which were perpetrated…

Civil Society Accessibility Toolkit for Goal 16
Civil Society Accessibility Toolkit for Goal 16
African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum | National (all SA)

The Civil Society Accessibility Toolkit for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 is designed to empower communities to actively participate…

After-School Game Changer Programme
After-School Game Changer Programme
Western Cape Government After School Game Changer, Western Cape Department of Community Safety | Western Cape

The After School Game Changer is an after-school programme and one of the Western Cape Government’s seven game changer…

Building safer communities through youth-led radio initiatives in South Africa
Building safer communities through youth-led radio initiatives in South Africa
Children’s Radio Foundation (CRF), Gun Free South Africa | National (all SA)

'Building safer communities through youth-led radio initiatives in South Africa' is a project of the Children’s Radio Foundation (CRF) run…

One Judge One Jail
One Judge One Jail
Sonke Gender Justice | National (all SA)

Regular monitoring and reporting acts as a preventative measure against human rights abuses in prisons, including ill treatment and torture.…

Police Leadership Campaign
Police Leadership Campaign
Institute for Security Studies | National (all SA)

The Police Leadership Campaign is a campaign which has been jointly initiated by the Institute for Security Studies and Corruption…

Nature Hero Program
Nature Hero Program
Play Africa, Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo | Gauteng

The Nature Hero program is linked to a proudly South African book called The Big Show published by Play Africa…

Safe-Up UCT
Safe-Up UCT
Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI), Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology (SafGo) | Western Cape

Safe-Up UCT is a smartphone app, developed and managed by the Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) at the University of…