Youth Violence

Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project Good Idea but Not All Inclusive

Social scientists and policymakers alike have shown that youth empowerment programmes can act as a catalyst for social inclusion and consequently help reduce youth violence.However, data from research done by the Centre for Human Rights ...

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To be Someone: Status Insecurity and Violence in South Africa

The subsequent monograph presents a number of key theories as to the causes of violence among young people in South Africa. It does not attempt to provide a single, definitive solution to the problem but ...

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Situational Analysis of Boksburg Youth Centre: Sexual Violence in Prison Pilot Project (Dec 2004 – Jan 2005) Survey Report

This report details the results of a piece of research or “situational analysis” that aimed to gather information mainly on issues related to violence, sex and sexual violence as experienced by the young men held ...

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Vuka S'hambe: Young Prisoners' Awakening

In 1999 CSVR undertook a project called 'The Voices of Young Offenders' which involved 24 offenders incarcerated at Leeuwkop prison. This research study investigated some of the reasons these youth ended up in jail, their ...

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Preventing Criminality Among Young People

The following resource book looks to consolidate information on the successful prevention of youth crime, locally and internationally. It was developed to address the needs of local governments and the unique role that they have ...

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Building Safety. Facilitators Guide for Educators to Stimulate an Understanding of Violence

The following course has been designed to help young people to deal with conflict and violence in their relationships, homes, schools and communities The course will emphasise good communication skills as key to dealing with ...

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