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The Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) was established at the University of Cape Town in 2010 through the Vice-Chancellor’s Strategic Fund, and has become one of the university’s four multi-disciplinary Strategic Initiatives.
When hope dies a violent death
Two years after the commission of inquiry into policing in Khayelitsha released its report, its findings offer lessons for other high-crime areas.

News

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Two years since the Khayelitsha Commmission of Inquiry UCT SAVI Director, Guy Lamb, discusses whether anything has changed in Khayelitsha with regards to policing and safety.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 20:45

SaVI and the World Health Organization's Global Campaign for Violence Prevention are inviting abstracts for papers to be given at an  international multi-disciplinary conference titled, ''Violence Prevention: From Scientific Excellence to Effective Practice'', taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 8-9 September 2016.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 10:30

We are pleased to announce the launch of Gang Town by Don Pinnock.  This publication was partly sponsored by the University of Cape Town through UCT SaVI and the Centre of Criminology.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 11:15

UCT SAVI and the Global Campaign for Violence Prevention will be hosting an international conference on violence prevention titled 'Preventing Violence: From Scientific Excellence to Effective Practice'. The conference will be held from the 8-9 September 2016 at the Atlantic Imbizo, Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa.

 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 14:15

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