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People, places and infrastructure: Countering urban violence and promoting justice in Mumbai, Rio, and Durban
In today's rapidly urbanizing world, cities offer economic opportunity and social mobility, yet they are also places of violence for increasingly large numbers of residents.
Topic(s): URBAN POLICY, MARGINALITY, Poverty, VIOLENCE, SOCIAL CONFLICTS, URBAN POPULATION
Region(s): Brazil, India, South Africa
Total Funding: CA$ 502,300.00
This research will investigate how inclusive urban planning and governance can help reduce urban tensions, conflicts, inequalities, and violence in five Indian cities (Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Patna, Guwahati, and Bidar).
Topic(s): VIOLENCE, Poverty, URBAN PLANNING, CONFLICTS, GENDER ANALYSIS, SOCIAL INEQUALITY, URBANIZATION
Total Funding: CA$ 498,900.00
The Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrading (VPUU) project, funded jointly by the German Development Bank and the City of Cape Town in South Africa, is a prime example of an evidence-based intervention for violence prevention that was designed to address all urban violence determining factors.
Topic(s): SOCIAL PROBLEMS, URBAN AREAS, LOW INCOME GROUPS, CRIME PREVENTION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, LOCAL LEVEL, EVALUATION TECHNIQUES, PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH, VICTIMS
Region(s): South Africa
Total Funding: CA$ 498,700.00
A number of factors cause urban violence-and they require both short and long-term interventions.
Topic(s): Poverty, URBAN COMMUNITIES, SOCIAL INEQUALITY, LOCAL LEVEL, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, EVALUATION TECHNIQUES, Social Policy, RESEARCH CAPACITY, GOVERNMENT
Region(s): South Africa
Total Funding: CA$ 525,010.00
Latin America is one of the most violent regions in the world when ranked in terms of homicides per capita.
Topic(s): SOCIAL CONFLICTS, CRIME, LATIN AMERICA, GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES, URBAN AREAS, VIOLENCE
Region(s): Chile, Colombia, Latin America, Peru
Total Funding: CA$ 548,700.00
Involuntary displacement in urban areas takes place when people are forced to leave and do not have the option to stay.
Topic(s): VIOLENCE, URBAN AREAS, DISPLACED PERSONS, INDIA, Poverty, SOUTH ASIA, SRI LANKA, SOCIAL CONFLICTS
Region(s): India, Sri Lanka
Total Funding: CA$ 547,600.00
At the global level, male homicide rates are roughly double female rates for all age groups.
Topic(s): GENDER ANALYSIS, SOCIALIZATION, VIOLENCE, MEN, LATIN AMERICA, SOUTHERN AFRICA, WOMEN, URBAN AREAS
Region(s): Brazil, Mozambique
Total Funding: CA$ 499,700.00
Some 40% of Zimbabwe's 12 million inhabitants live in cities.
Topic(s): URBAN AREAS, GOVERNMENT POLICY, ECONOMIC DISPARITY, CRIME, WOMEN, HOUSING POLICY, SOUTHERN AFRICA, GENDER ANALYSIS
Total Funding: CA$ 500,000.00
Why is it that urban communities characterised by similar conditions of social exclusion confront different levels of violence?
Topic(s): SOCIAL GROUPS, LATIN AMERICA, MARGINALITY, VIOLENCE, Poverty, URBAN COMMUNITIES
Region(s): Costa Rica, El Salvador
Total Funding: CA$ 498,000.00
The link between poverty, crime, and urban violence is one that must be fully explored in sub-Saharan Africa.
Topic(s): SOCIAL PROBLEMS, URBAN AREAS, LOW INCOME GROUPS, INTERVIEWS, SOCIAL REFORM, Economic and social development, SOCIAL STRUCTURE, POLICY MAKING, SURVEYS
Total Funding: CA$ 497,200.00