Learn about the main causes for the high levels of violence and crime in South Africa. Expand your understanding of violence and how it can be prevented. Get an overview of South African policy frameworks and strategies in place for promoting safer communities.

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Crime in institutions of higher learning

Evolving dynamics within higher learning institutions have had sever impacts on safety on campuses. Students often face victimisation during their academic pursuit. Theft, burglary, and sexual assault are the most problematic crimes. This piece aims to conceptualise crime on campuses and explore the perceptions of students about the nature of campus crime.

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Crime in institutions of higher learning

Evolving dynamics within higher learning institutions have had sever impacts on safety on campuses. Students often face victimisation during their academic pursuit. Theft, burglary, and sexual assault are the most problematic crimes. This piece aims to conceptualise crime on campuses and explore the perceptions of students about the nature of campus crime.

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Road Safety in the South African Context

South Africa has a high road fatality burden a 25.1 fatalities per 100 000 population. Children and young breadwinners (aged 20-34) are the leading victims of this road safety epidemic, whether the use the South African roads as pedestrians, passengers, drivers, or cyclists. Improving road safety would consequently reduce the unacceptably high road fatality burden in South Africa.

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Road Safety in the South African Context

South Africa has a high road fatality burden a 25.1 fatalities per 100 000 population. Children and young breadwinners (aged 20-34) are the leading victims of this road safety epidemic, whether the use the South African roads as pedestrians, passengers, drivers, or cyclists. Improving road safety would consequently reduce the unacceptably high road fatality burden in South Africa.

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Police Brutality in South Africa

Currently, South Africa is experiencing an influx of cases of police brutality. More than 5 500 cases of police criminal offences are reported every year. This piece aims to promote an understanding of police brutality in South Africa.

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Police Brutality in South Africa

Currently, South Africa is experiencing an influx of cases of police brutality. More than 5 500 cases of police criminal offences are reported every year. This piece aims to promote an understanding of police brutality in South Africa.

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School-based violence: the context and impacts

Numerous studies on school violence have reached consensus that this phenomenon adversely affects learners and limits their capability to perform well at school. However, many studies have blindly ignored the reality that educators are also affected by school violence. This piece aims to create understanding about school-based violence within context.

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School-based violence: the context and impacts

Numerous studies on school violence have reached consensus that this phenomenon adversely affects learners and limits their capability to perform well at school. However, many studies have blindly ignored the reality that educators are also affected by school violence. This piece aims to create understanding about school-based violence within context.

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The state of public transport in South Africa

Several pressing issues will need to be addressed for a more inclusive, accessible, and effective system of public transport to exist in South Africa. This article identifies the challenges related to public transport as well as amicable solutions to public transport problems in the South African context.

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The state of public transport in South Africa

Several pressing issues will need to be addressed for a more inclusive, accessible, and effective system of public transport to exist in South Africa. This article identifies the challenges related to public transport as well as amicable solutions to public transport problems in the South African context.

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