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SAPS stuck in vicious cycle of crackdown policing
SaVI Director, Dr Guy Lamb, discusses the recent iteration of militarised policing in South Africa, which can often be effective, but is neither a long-term nor sustainable crime prevention measure.
Save the date for the 2018 Conference
Save the date for the 2018 Conference
Save the date for the 2018 SaVI Conference titled: "Violence Prevention, Safety Promotion and the Sustainable Development Goals". The Conference will take place on 15 and 16 October 2018 at the River Club in Observatory.
SaVI has moved offices
SaVI has now moved to Office 6.20, Level 6 in the Leslie Social Sciences Building on Upper Campus where we are being hosted by the Centre for Social Science Research.
South Africa Community Social Cohesion Profiles
Social Cohesion Reports
SaVI partnered with the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), University of Witwatersrand and Freedom House to undertake rapid conflict assessments in 16 at-risk communities in South Africa.
SaferSpaces
SaVI, in partnership with the Civilian Secretariat for Police Services, hosts SaferSpaces. It is an online knowledge sharing and networking portal focusing on community safety as well as violence and crime prevention.

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Sunday, 15 July 2018
SaVI to present at Pan African Parliament meeting on armed violence

On 3 March 2018 Matthew Skade will make a presentation on firearm controls at the Pan African Parliament meeting titled: “Connecting the Dots: Supporting the 2030 Agenda, the Arms Trade Treaty and the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects implementation through increased parliamentary engagement and action in international processes”.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 09:45
Taxi rank in Cape Town
The role of taxi associations as agents of social control and community policing

A seminar was held by SaVI's Azwi Netshikulwe and Ncedo Mngqibisa on 27 February 2018 regarding the role that taxi associations play in community policing and social control. It was hosted by the Centre for Social Science Research (CSSR). 

Publication Date:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 10:15
SaVI launches new Safe-Up promotional video
SaVI launches new Safe-Up promotional video

SaVI launches new Safe-Up promotional video to raise awareness for the app and campus safety. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 15:00
Safety and Violence Initiative location
SaVI has moved offices

SaVI has now moved to Level 6 in the Leslie Social Sciences Building on Upper Campus where we are being hosted by the Centre for Social Science Research.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 08:45

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