Report on National Prevention Strategies for Youth Violence: An International Comparative Study

Report on National Prevention Strategies for Youth Violence: An International Comparative Study

This international comparative study, funded by the Ministry of Public Safety of Canada, maps and analyzes different national strategies for youth violence prevention in six countries, including South Africa, Canada, Colombia, the United States, France and Norway. These countries have been selected on the basis of their income considering in…

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Conducting Effective Substance Abuse Prevention Work Among the Youth  in South Africa

Conducting Effective Substance Abuse Prevention Work Among the Youth in South Africa

These Guidelines aim to reach those who work at the planning and decision-making level on national, regional or local drug abuse prevention strategies and policies. They are also designed for those working on the ground in the field of drug abuse prevention: teachers, drug educators, youth workers, psychologists, clinicians, social…

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Mathews S, Govender R, Lamb G, Boonzaier F, Dawes A, Ward C, Duma S, Baraecke L, Warton G, Artz L, Meer T, Jamieson L, Smith Towards a More Comprehensive Understanding of the Direct and Indirect Determinants of Violence against Women and Children in South Africa with a View to Enhancing Violence Prevention: Final Report

Mathews S, Govender R, Lamb G, Boonzaier F, Dawes A, Ward C, Duma S, Baraecke L, Warton G, Artz L, Meer T, Jamieson L, Smith Towards a More Comprehensive Understanding of the Direct and Indirect Determinants of Violence against Women and Children in South Africa with a View to Enhancing Violence Prevention: Final Report

The main objective of this report is to provide the  Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) to Investigate the Root  Causes of Violence Against Women and Children with a critical  analysis of the risk and protective factors, or determinants,  associated with violence (physical, sexual and emotional)  against women and children in South Africa,…

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Disrupting Cycles of Violence in Africa – Unlocking Complex Dimensions of Human Security

Disrupting Cycles of Violence in Africa – Unlocking Complex Dimensions of Human Security

This policy brief discusses a range of negotiation processes that can mobilise communities to engage in social actions that supply in their own security and peace-making needs. The discussion generates crucial insights and knowledge that may inform and strengthen community-based ‘whole-of-society’ strategies for the prevention of violence and its gendered…

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International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence-informed approach

International technical guidance on sexuality education: an evidence-informed approach

This revised and fully updated edition of the  International technical guidance on sexuality education benefits from a new review  of the current evidence, and reaffirms the position of sexuality education within a framework of human rights and gender  equality. It promotes structured learning about sex and relationships in a manner…

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