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The Global Assessment on Women’s Safety

The Global Assessment on Women’s Safety

Women are at risk of violence both in public and private spheres, in and around the home, in neighbourhoods and at city level. More info →
Victimisation in Tanzania: Surveys of Crime in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mtwara

Victimisation in Tanzania: Surveys of Crime in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mtwara

To better understand crime and public perceptions of safety in Tanzania, victimisation surveys were carried out in Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Mtwara. More info →
Women’s Safety Audit: What Works and Where?

Women’s Safety Audit: What Works and Where?

In many cities women and girls face violence not only in their homes and in relationships, but also in public spaces due to poor urban design and poor management of public spaces. More info →
Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

Building Urban Safety through Slum Upgrading

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Excluded from the city's opportunities, physically, politically and economically marginalized, slum dwellers are particularly vulnerable to crime and violence. More info →
Guía para la prevención local hacia políticas de cohesión social y seguridad ciudadana

Guía para la prevención local hacia políticas de cohesión social y seguridad ciudadana

Esta Guía ha sido realizada en colaboración entre la Agencia de Naciones Unidas HABITAT y la Universidad Jesuita Alberto Hurtado (UAH) de Chile. More info →
Aprendiendo a convivir en los espacios públicos y privados

Aprendiendo a convivir en los espacios públicos y privados

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El incremento de la conflictividad y la violencia en algunas zonas urbanas de América Latina y el Caribe ha generado la movilización de diversos actores y el impulso de múltiples y creativas intervenciones. En diferentes ciudades encontramos ejemplos de buenas prácticas que están siendo replicadas como solución a un entorno urbano más seguro y generador de convivencia. More info →
National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania

National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania

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In 2007 Tanzania committed to the development of a national strategy on urban crime prevention. The National Strategy on Urban Crime Prevention in Tanzania is the culmination of 10 years of work on safety in Tanzania. More info →
Survivors Speak A snapshot survey on violence against women

Survivors Speak A snapshot survey on violence against women

This survey report is part of the Safer Cities Nairobi Project aiming at shedding light on the hidden problem of violence against women, and to address the gaps of information that persist on this subject. More info →
Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

Mitigating the Impact of Disasters; Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007 (Volume 3)

This publication, which focuses on natural and human-made disasters, is the third of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

Urban Safety and Good Governance The Role of the Police

This publication is designed for national and local authorities, the police, and civil society organisations which contribute to urban safety development at the local level. More info →
Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

Enhancing Security of Tenure; Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 2)

This publication, which focuses on security of tenure and forced evictions, is the second of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

《加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007》分析了对城市安全和保障造成威胁的三个主要问题,分别是:城市犯罪与暴力,房屋/土地保有权缺乏保障和强制驱逐,以及自然和人为灾害。 More info →
Reducing Urban Crime and Violence; Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 1)

Reducing Urban Crime and Violence; Summary of the Global Report on Human Settlements 2007 (Volume 1)

This publication, which focuses on crime and violence, is the first of three volumes of the Abridged Edition of the Global Report 2007. More info →
Environment and Urbanization , Developing citizenship among urban youth in conflict with the law

Environment and Urbanization , Developing citizenship among urban youth in conflict with the law

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This paper summarizes the outcome of an international conference on addressing the issue of urban youth in conflict with the law in Africa. More info →
Strategy paper on Urban Youth in Africa

Strategy paper on Urban Youth in Africa

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This strategy paper has been developed in the context of UN-Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme, and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). More info →
Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

Global Campaign on Urban Governance: Youth, Children and Urban Governance

This policy paper forms part of UN-HABITAT’S Global Campaign on Urban Governance. More info →
Strategy on Youth at Risk in Latin America

Strategy on Youth at Risk in Latin America

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The goal of this document is to make evident the situation of young people living at risk in Latin America and to propose policies to face this problem. More info →
Urban Crime Prevention and Youth at Risk

Urban Crime Prevention and Youth at Risk

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This Compendium has been compiled to accompany the Workshop on Strategies and best practices in crime prevention, in particular in relation to urban crime and youth at risk in the context of the 11th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Bangkok, Thailand from 18-25th April 2005. More info →
QUESTIONS TRANSVERSALES Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime – french Language Version

QUESTIONS TRANSVERSALES Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime – french Language Version

Le présent Outil d’évaluation pour la prévention du crime est un instrument qui a été mis au point conjointement par l’Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (UNODC) et le Programme des Nations Unies pour les établissements humains (ONU-HABITAT) afin d’encourager la programmation commune au niveau des pays. More info →
Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters. More info →
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