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While armed shootouts are increasingly rare in Tabajaras/Cabritos, long-time residents now worry that the neighbourhood is no longer theirs.
SAIC was a global research program that brought leading experts together to help understand the drivers of urban violence.
According to a UN fact-finding mission, some 700,000 people lost their homes, livelihoods, or both in what many believed was an effort to punish the regime’s opposition supporters.
SAIC experts explored poverty, violence, and inequality in 40 cities across Latin America, South Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa.
More than 75 researchers and policymaker have tested the effectiveness of urban violence reduction theories, strategies, and interventions.
Millions, especially women, live with a deep sense of insecurity and experience violence in a multitude of forms each day.
The GrOW briefs synthesize the findings from this research and offer actionable recommendations for decision-maker.
IDRC’s vision is to support long-term change for those who need it most.
Nakacho was one of just a handful of women at this artisanal mining site who had managed to break away from the roles generally ascribed to her gender to become a part-owner of a mine shaft.
Over the last ten years, the CPRsouth program has fostered the emergence of policy leaders with the skills and experience to engage in public interest research to inform policy.