"We are Living in a Forgotten Place": Safety in the Cross-Border Parts of the City of Tshwane

This report is based on research that was undertaken in the city of Tshwane. For the purposes of this research four areas in the Tshwane metro were selected: GaRankuwa, Mabopane, Winterveld and Temba. This report reflects on how the unique characteristics of these four areas impacts on crime in the Metro. It also provides an overview of existing crime prevention activities in these areas and considers the gaps and opportunities for intervention by both government and civil society. This report is intended to assist local government and communities in planning crime prevention for these areas.


Ingrid Palmary

Ingrid Palmary is a former CSVR senior researcher. Her primary research topics relate to gender, violence and displacement.

Kindisa Ngubeni

Kindisa Ngubeni is a former researcher and senior community facilitator at the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR).

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