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We need to invest in social workers to prevent crime

22 Oct 2014

“It is time we realise the need for social workers and teachers to do the ground work with children as young as three to prevent crime, instead of battling to combat it when it’s too late.” This is according to Gareth Newham, Head of the Governance, Crime and Justice division at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria.

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How can we make South African cities safer?

Cities are centres of economic growth and innovation across the world. People are increasingly drawn to these urban hubs; often in the hope of finding a better job and affording a better life for themselves and their families.

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SaferSpaces goes live

10 Jul 2014

After months of intensive work and preparations, SaferSpaces has finally gone live. SaferSpaces is an interactive platform run by and for safety practitioners in South Africa to connect, share knowledge and learn from each other.

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