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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.

 

States of Fragility 2016 - Understanding Violence

  • 15 February 2017
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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States of Fragility 2016 - Understanding Violence
The world is getting more violent, and violence is occurring in surprising places. Over the past 15 years, 3.34 billion people, or almost half of the world’s population, have been affected by violence. The number of violent conflicts is decreasing, but conflicts are killing more people.

Making Cities Safer: Citizen Security Innovations from Latin America

  • 9 February 2017
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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Making Cities Safer: Citizen Security Innovations from Latin America
Cities are where the policy and practice of citizen security are determined. Although national and subnational strategies are essential to scaling-up crime prevention, cities are where they are put into practice. Because of the way they bring opportunities and risks into focus, cities are natural laboratories of policy innovation to prevent and reduce violence. Some of the most remarkable progress in homicide reduction, crime prevention and public safety in recent decades has occurred in large and medium-sized cities, especially in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Costs of Crime and Violence - New Evidence and Insights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • 3 February 2017
  • Posted by: Jane Piazer
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The Costs of Crime and Violence - New Evidence and Insights in Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has shown progress in many socioeconomic areas in the last decade. Between 2004 and 2014, most countries in the region experienced annual growth rates close to 4 percent, poverty rates decreased, and LAC citizens became healthier and better educated. In fact, the Millennium Development Goal of halving, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people living on less than US$1.25 a day was attained in LAC in 2008, seven years early.
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