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Violent Caracas: Understanding Violence and Homicide in Contemporary Venezuela

Violent Caracas: Understanding Violence and Homicide in Contemporary Venezuela

Venezuela has recently experienced soaring rates of violent crime, in particular homicides; Caracas presently ranks among the cities with highest homicide rates globally. This article moves beyond established explanations and suggests an alternative approach to the problem of homicide in contemporary Venezuela. In particular, it explores political and institutional causes of violence in a polarized society under the government of Hugo Chávez (1999–2013) and his Bolivarian Revolution.

O que dizem as Crianças?

O que dizem as Crianças?

Uma consulta sobre violência a partir da percepção de crianças e adolescentes. O Índice de Segurança da Criança (ISC) é um aplicativo de pesquisa desenvolvido em 2013 pelo Instituto Igarapé com o objetivo de mapear a percepção de violência de crianças e adolescentes que vivem em áreas conflagradas e de baixa renda. 

Fin a la violencia en América Latina: Una mirada a la prevención desde la infancia a la edad adulta

Fin a la violencia en América Latina: Una mirada a la prevención desde la infancia a la edad adulta

Este informe adopta una mirada nueva e integral respecto a buena parte de la evidencia existente en términos de prevención del crimen y la violencia. Identifica enfoques novedosos —en América Latina y más allá— que han probado reducir el comportamiento antisocial en diferentes etapas de la vida. 

Stop the Violence in Latin America : A Look at Prevention from Cradle to Adulthood

Stop the Violence in Latin America : A Look at Prevention from Cradle to Adulthood

The focus of Crime Prevention in Latin America and the Caribbean is to identify policy interventions that, whether by design or indirect effect, have been shown to affect antisocial behavior early in life and patterns of criminal offending in youth and adults. Particular attention is devoted to recent studies that rigorously establish a causal link between the interventions in question and outcomes.  

Violencia contra las mujeres en la América Latina y el Caribe

Análisis comparativo de datos poblacionales de 12 países

  • 8 March 2017
  • Posted by: Anna Uchoa
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Violencia contra las mujeres en la América Latina y el Caribe

Violencia contra las mujeres en América Latina y el Caribe: análisis comparativo de datos poblacionales de 12 países  presenta un análisis comparativo de datos representativos a nivel nacional sobre la violencia contra las mujeres en Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Paraguai, Peru, Republica Dominicana.

 

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