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Krugersdorp Gang Rape Highlights The Multiplicity Of Violence Black Women's Bodies Experience In Townships

It is a known fact that gender-based violence, especially rape and femicide often affects women the most in South Africa. South Africa was declared the rape capital of the world, beating countries that are experiencing ...

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Gun Killings On The Rise – What Is The Police Strategy? Asks Gun Free SA

About 40% of the 6 424 murders between April and June this year were gun-related, Police Minister Bheki Cele announced when he released crime statistics. Cele said it was shown that firearms were three times more ...

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The Nexus Between Substance Abuse and Sexual Violence in SA

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 ...

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Sentenced Twice Over

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 ...

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Integrating Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation into Policy-Oriented Research: Lessons from CSVR's Urban Violence Project

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 ...

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Leaving the Gangster Things to the Boys Growing Up Now: Young Men, Physical Violence, and Structural Violence in Post-Transition South Africa

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 ...

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