Posts Tagged ‘Violence against women and children’

Introducing Child Death Review Teams in South Africa: learning from international models

South Africa’s first national child homicide study conducted in 2009, established for the first time the relationship between child homicide and fatal child abuse in the country.  This finding has increased efforts to promote the introduction of child death review teams in South Africa, so as to ensure that a comprehensive review is automatically done […]

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Posted on 2 June 2014 under Hands-on Issue 10 (Jan-Apr 2014), Hands-on Learning Briefs, Learning Briefs: Inclusive, Enabling Communities, What we've learned.

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Using international policy instruments to address gender-based violence and abuse in South Africa

Gender based violence, often expressed as sexual abuse of both women and children, is rampant in South Africa, but is seems as though the political will to seriously address the problem is lacking. In the absence of any impact after local advocacy efforts, it has been imperative to look at the international community as a […]

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Posted on 1 February 2013 under Hands-on Issue 6 (Sept-Dec 2012), Hands-on Issue 6 (Sept-Dec 2012), Hands-on Learning Briefs, Learning Briefs: Inclusive, Enabling Communities, What we've learned.

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