Steven Rebello

Disaster-Appropriate Policing in South Africa: Protests and State Violence in the COVID-19 Era

Militarisation refers to a process where societies (states, institutions, and citizens) prioritise, organise, prepare for and respond to threats or crises with military action or violence. This policy brief highlights how many countries across the ...

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Youth Inclusion in Socio-Economic and Livelihood Programmes: Potential for Fostering Social Cohesion and Violence Prevention in East and Southern Africa

In collaboration with the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS), Kenya, CSVR has been conducting research on the role of public employment and livelihood support programmes in fostering greater youth social and economic ...

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A Scoping Study of CSVR's Work with Gender and Gender-Based Violence

This report highlights CSVR’s work with gender and gender-based violence (GBV). It briefly highlights international best practices in terms of GBV prevention as well as CSVR research, advocacy, clinical, community and organisational interventions related to ...

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COVID-19: Where to from Here for Efforts to Support Youth Economic Inclusion?

As the world marks International Youth Day on August 12, it is difficult to ignore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people – particularly on efforts towards youth economic inclusion in Africa. Meaningful ...

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Prevention of Gender Violence Requires a Multifaceted Approach

Collaboration across different government departments is critical in the battle against gender-based violence (GBV). Recent civil society efforts to work with the government to address GBV demonstrate both the challenges and opportunities provided by such collaboration. In ...

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Learnings from Participants' Reflections on Strengthening Urban Violence Prevention Through the Community Work Programme

CSVR has been researching South Africa’s Community Work Programme (CWP) since 2010. In 2016, the organisation commenced with an effort to strengthen urban violence prevention interventions, carried out by CWP participants, by offering furthering training ...

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