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Experts discuss unconventional conflicts in the Americas

​Armed violence is increasingly occurring outside the context of war. On February 12-13, 2015, experts gathered in Washington, DC to discuss the key challenges in dealing with unconventional conflicts and violence. In the Americas, non-state actors...

Evaluating violence reduction efforts in South Africa

​Evaluating complex violence reduction interventions poses a wide variety of challenges, ranging from negotiating relationships between partners with different goals to nurturing community engagement and buy-in to the process. A new article by...

Interviews focus on building safe and inclusive cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

This In Conversation video series is a collection of short interviews with IDRC research partners working to build safe and inclusive cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. It focuses on three important questions and offers insights from 15...

Reducing urban violence: Understanding why some men choose violence – and others don’t

What determines whether or not men choose violence? Do childhood experiences play a role? Does having children make a difference? Even though men are overwhelmingly the victims and perpetrators of armed violence in cities, little is known about the...

Making Central American cities safer: Community response to crime, violence

​Why do cities with similar conditions of social exclusion experience different levels of violence? IDRC-supported researchers in Costa Rica and El Salvador are sharing their answers to this question and what it means for reducing crime and...

Asia Research News 2015 features IDRC-funded projects

​From adapting to climate change in the Himalayas to improving maternal health care for women in Vietnam, exploring how to defuse violence in Pakistani cities, or building new skills for better jobs in Bangladesh, the 2015 edition of Asia Research...

Using psychology to reduce violence in South Africa

​How can a public health approach to reducing violence in South Africa be improved? A new article by researchers working with the Safe and Inclusive Cities initiative argues that integrating and understanding the psychological factors associated...

Assessing the success of a violence-reduction policy in South Africa

​A new approach to reducing violence in South Africa's Western Cape province was introduced in 2013. As part of the Safe and Inclusive Cities initiative, researchers at the University of Cape Town have assessed the policy's first year of...

Urban upgrading, resettlement are tools to overcome youth violence in South Africa

How effective have South Africa’s efforts been to upgrade its urban centres, modify urban environments and public spaces, provide services to victims of violence, and directly involve affected communities in addressing violence? This systematic...

Urban violence in Khayelitsha township, South Africa: Finding a way out

​Khayelitsha in South Africa's Western Cape province is a violent place, with a murder rate well above the national average. IDRC grantee Vanessa Barolsky explores how existing social networks and organizations can overcome violence, inequality, and...

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