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The intersections of substance abuse and sexual and gender-based violence demonstrate the need for collaborative interventions.  South Africa has a daunting drug problem. Post-1994, the proliferation of drugs on the country’s streets has triggered a myriad of issues associated with substance abuse. Drugs such as nyaope...

Five years after the demise of apartheid, Vincent, a young, fresh-faced man arrived in remand detention in a Western Cape facility.Vincent had never been to prison before, and when he arrived he was thrown into an overcrowded cell that held first-time inmates and long-standing gang...

In line with its commitment to incorporating learning into its monitoring and evaluation practices, in 2013 CSVR introduced developmental evaluation based on facilitated learning exercises into one of its research projects. The Urban Violence project aimed to increase understanding of the role of the Community...

This paper examines the intersection of physical violence, structural violence, and masculinity through the life history narrative of a 20-year-old man exiting an informal gang in Gugulethu, a township in Cape Town. Beginning and remaining with James Madoda’s narrative, the paper shows how the gendered...

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