Study of the Violent Nature of Crime in South Africa – Creating a Violence Free Society

Study of the Violent Nature of Crime in South Africa – Creating a Violence Free Society

The following document is a presentation by the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, at a press briefing of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster 25 August 2008. it is an effort aimed at tackling violence by presenting an overall picture of the nature of violence in South Africa, a framework for understanding violence, posing significant questions such as why there is gratuitous violence in South Africa and makes recommendations to address violent crime.

 

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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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