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Why Societies Must Protect Children If They Want Fewer Criminals

What drives and sustains high levels of violence in a society?
 
This question has preoccupied researchers and policymakers for decades. A common thread in a great deal of the research is that early childhood experiences play a vital role. Violent beginnings of a child’s life very often lead to violent behaviour in later life.
 
The question is particularly acute in countries with exceptionally high levels of violence

Africare: Programme Officer

Africare is a nonprofit, international organisation that works to improve the quality of life of the people in Africa. It specialises in helping Africa by helping alleviate hunger, building water wells, treating childhood diseases and supporting social empowerment.

Multiple Sclerosis Society Inland Branch: Senior Social Worker

The Multiple Sclerosis Society Inland Branch (MSSA) is a nonprofit organisation that seeks to meet the needs of the MS community, which includes those with MS, as well as their loved ones, that are affected by the condition.

The MSSA was founded in 1966 by Dr Geoffrey Dean. It all began in Port Elizabeth, but today there are three branches, namely; the Inland Branch, the KZN branch and the Western Cape Branch.

MSSA Inland Branch seeks to appoint a Senior Social Worker, based in Gauteng.

Cape Town Embrace: Graduate Internship - Communication and Database Management

Cape Town Embrace is a city-wide movement focused on supporting caregivers with children in the first 1 000 days of life. Cape Town Embrace aims to create the village that raises the child by connecting people across social boundaries. The movement aims to raise awareness about the critical brain development that occurs in children before birth and in the first two years of their lives so that we can ensure that every child born in Cape Town in 2015 and beyond has the opportunity to thrive!

GenderCCSA: Bookkeeper / Administrative Assistant

GenderCC Southern Africa is a nonprofit organisation which has been setup in September 2010 with the vision of becoming a platform of powerful women and men who effectively represent the needs and rights of grass roots communities in national, regional and international climate policy arenas. Its main mission is to build a platform for an informed and resilient movement of Southern African women, which empowers them to understand, make decisions and influence policy and practice regarding climate change, for the benefit of the broader society.

GenderCCSA: Fieldworkers

GenderCC Southern Africa is a nonprofit organisation which has been setup in September 2010 with the vision of becoming a platform of powerful women and men who effectively represent the needs and rights of grass roots communities in national, regional and international climate policy arenas. Its main mission is to build a platform for an informed and resilient movement of Southern African women, which empowers them to understand, make decisions and influence policy and practice regarding climate change, for the benefit of the broader society.

SouthSouthNorth: Personal Assistant

SouthSouthNorth (SSN) is a nonprofit organisation that supports the transition towards climate compatible economies and societies in developing countries. SSN facilitates this through collaborative and stakeholder-driven country processes as well as local-level action that address climate change and promote equitable access to sustainable development. SSN is currently involved in projects within Africa and Latin America.

SSN seeks to appoint a Personal Assistant, based in Cape Town.

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