MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: Why do Nigerians feel less safe than Salvadorians?
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by the University of Ibadan as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting...
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COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER
Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in El Salvador and Nigeria: Understanding Communities’ Willingness to Act
The inability of many governments to provide adequate security for their citizens is a major reason behind the adoption of non-state approaches to crime prevention. These include community-based crime prevention...
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MULTIMEDIA
INFOGRAPHIC: How Ibadan southwest Nigerian communities respond to crime
Click on the image to see the infographic on full size Authored by the University of Ibadan as part of the ELLA Programme, which is managed by Practical Action Consulting Latin...
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BRIEF
Social capital, collective efficacy, social-environmental factor and insecurity in communities
Community-based Crime Prevention has begun to be perceived as a good initiative to meet the increasingly high levels of crime and violence in Latin America and in El Salvador. Our...
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BRIEF
Community-based Crime Prevention: often Effective but needs Regulating
Weak criminal justice and policing systems often necessitate the introduction of complementary, community-based crime prevention models. In Africa, such community models are common, but their effectiveness and legitimacy is the subject...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Explaining the Effectiveness of Community-Based Crime Prevention Practices in Nigeria
There is no shortage of community-based crime prevention (CBCP) practices in Africa. They come in a variety of forms and models: neighbourhood watches, vigilantes, religious and ethnic militias, and neighbourhood...
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REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER
Social Capital, Collective Efficacy and Community Based Crime Prevention in El Salvador
Some of the latest efforts to prevent crime in Latin America propose to strengthen social capital and social cohesion in order to reduce risk factors and fear of crime. That...
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