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).
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.
SaVI launches new Safe-Up promotional video to raise awareness for the app and campus safety.
UCT’s Safety and Violence Initiative has developed Safe-Up UCT, a smartphone app that will allow students and staff to easily submit reports about safety issues on campus.
On 30 November 2016 UCT SAVI associate, Sinegugu Duma, launched her book 'The Pain of Being a Women'. The book documents the stories of 10 female rape survivors and their journey to recovery.
Why have the most recent waves of protest at South Africa’s tertiary institutions been so violent? UCT SAVI Director, Guy Lamb, highlights how factors that fuel male aggression are key to understanding this worrying phenomenon...
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.
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.
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.
UCT SaVI's Guy Lamb explores a key strategy used by SAPS to address the high levels of firearm violence in South Africa - ''that of militarised high density policing operations in the context of a 'war on crime' ideology.''
''Gangsterism and drug abuse have become one of the latest ‘nightmares’ or ‘scourges’ to taint South Africa’s dream of an inclusive democracy...''
In UCT SaVI's latest At the Coalface publication, Simon Howell investigates the responses of communities on the 'Cape Flats' to gangsterism and 'Tik'. Edits by Laura Freeman and images by Shaun Swingler.