Research outputs

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Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: prevalence and correlates

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2014 Safe and inclusive cities: is social cohesion the missing link in overcoming violence, inequality and poverty?: preliminary research findings, Khayelitsha South Africa

This report has sought to triangulate a range of data in order to ensure as complete a picture of the current context in Khayelitsha as poss...

2013 Evaluation of the implementation of the Jo'burg City Safety Strategy (JCSS)

The JCSS advocated an integrated approach to crime prevention and safety using a multi-disciplinary and multi-agency approach. In line with ...

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2013 Evaluation of the effectiveness of protection orders for female victims of intimate partner violence in Vhembe district of South Africa

The aim of this study was to assess the value of protection orders in reducing intimate partner violence against women in the Vhemba distric...

2012 State of affliction: fear of crime and quality of life in South Africa

This chapter briefly reviews research on fear of crime and its effect on quality of life. It is followed by a methodological section that c...