n SA Crime Quarterly - How social service delivery can prevent crime : protecting our children and youth
|Article Title||How social service delivery can prevent crime : protecting our children and youth|
|© Publisher:||Institute for Security Studies (ISS)|
|Journal||SA Crime Quarterly|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
|Pages||15 - 21|
The Departments of Education, Health and Social Development bear the main responsibility for taking care of South Africa's children through the fulfilment of their core functions, as well as various interdepartmental programmes. These services and programmes provide many important opportunities for crime prevention. This article assesses the potential of these three departments to help prevent crime among children and youth up to the age of 18.
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