n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - The treatment of young offenders in the South African correctional services
|Article Title||The treatment of young offenders in the South African correctional services|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Author||B.J. Matshego and J.M.C. Joubert|
|Publication Date||Jan 2002|
|Pages||42 - 46|
Over the past five years the Government of South Africa has sought to transform itself into an effective and efficient instrument of fairness and accountability as far as the treatment of offenders is concerned. The high rate of crime has also prompted the Government to identify Crime Prevention as one of its priorities. Recent trends have shown that young people are both perpetrators and victims of crime.
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