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The Violence Prevention Forum includes many experienced and committed people, including officials from eleven government departments and agencies, respected universities and research institutions, development partners, international organisations, community-based practitioners and companies.
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The Violence Prevention Forum and its networks offer a number of funding, training and event opportunities. Find out more here.
About
The Violence Prevention Forum includes many experienced and committed people, including officials from eleven government departments and agencies, respected universities and research institutions, development partners, international organisations, community-based practitioners and companies.
 
 
The Violence Prevention Forum and its networks offer a number of funding, training and event opportunities.

Find out more here.
Find out more about the
challenge of violence in
South Africa
Core values of the Violence Prevention Forum
Core values of the Violence Prevention Forum
Partners and supporters
More than 150 people representing more than 50 organisations have participated in the Violence Prevention Forum to date. Our members and collaborators include government departments, universities, non-government organisations and development partners.
See the institutions who have participated in the Violence Prevention Forum to date.
How the VPF works
The VPF meets twice a year, with many opportunities offered for ongoing engagement between these meetings. The meeting process is interrogative and deliberative. Participants are given ample time for reflection and sense-making. Meetings are facilitated by skilled, experienced facilitators who draw on a range of methods and approaches.
How the VPF works
Latest news
The VPF has published its 9th policy brief. It explores the different definitions of violence prevention suggested during the 13th VPF, which comprised five sector workshops attended by children, NGOs, researchers, government, and development partners and the private sector.
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