Managing #ViolenceInCities in global south:

Violence in cities across Africa, Asia and Latin America is here to stay and can no longer be seen as a problem which can be challenged and overcome through development programmes, so says new research in the October issue of Environment and Urbanization published recently. Drawing on papers from countries including Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Haiti, South Africa and Southern Sudan, this more realistic approach could be a crucial step to enable those affected by urban violence to better manage day-to-day occurrences and to understand and challenge the structures which cause it. The journal’s editorial – available online here (http://eau.sagepub.com/content/current ) - urges policymakers to recognise violence as an integral part of development and consider measures to reduce, manage or contest it, rather than trying to “solve” the problem. “Lethal violence and its...

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