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Sexual violence in prisons – Part 1: The duty to provide safe custody and the nature of prison sex
(South African Journal of Criminal Justice, 2011)
While the exact extent of sexual victimisation in prisons amongst men is uncertain, it is accepted that this is a universal phenomenon. This article, in two parts, examines sexual violence in South African prisons and ...
Ten years after the Jali Commission: assessing the state of South Africa's prisons
(South African Crime Quaterly, 2016-12)
Ten years have lapsed since the Jali Commission’s final report became publicly available, and it is therefore an opportune time to assess the state of South Africa’s prison system. The Jali Commission was appointed when ...
Policy and practice in South African prisons: an update
(Law, Democracy & Development, 2005)
In June 2003, the Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative (CSPRI) released a policy review concerning major developments in penal policy in South Africa since the advent of constitutionalism in 1994. This paper was widely ...
Reducing prison violence: implications from the literature for South Africa
(Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative, 2009)
In the past 15 years the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has faced numerous challenges whilst trying to re‐invent itself. This has not been an easy road and in many regards the route to penetrative transformation ...