Streets of Pain, Streets of Sorrow – The Circumstances of the Occurrence of Murder in Six Areas with High Rates of Murder

Streets of Pain, Streets of Sorrow – The Circumstances of the Occurrence of Murder in Six Areas with High Rates of Murder

In 2006 the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cabinet committee decided to contract the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) to carry out research aimed at enhancing understanding of the nature of violence in South Africa with a view to strengthening government's response to this problem. This document, then, is the report on the second component of the study, which was conducted by CSVR with the assistance of the Community Agency for Social Enquiry (CASE).

 

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CSVR is a multi-disciplinary institute that seeks to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at the community, national and regional levels.

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