Support to the Policing of Crimes against Women and Children in the Eastern Cape
The overall objective of this proposed programme is improvedsafety and security for the people of the Eastern Cape province in South Africa. This theme is developedinto the specific programme purpose of prevention ofcrimes against women and childrenand improving the services delivered to people affected by such crimes inprojectpriority areas.
The expected programme results are:
ØAn effective provincial crime prevention and reduction strategy focussing on crimes against women and children developed and operationalised.
ØSAPS members in the project priority areas have acquired relevant skills and capacities to deliver effective professional services to those affected by crimes against women and children.
ØPhysical resources and infrastructure for delivery of high quality services to those affected by crimes against women and children improved in project priority areas.
ØActive community participation and ownership in prevention and addressing of crimes against women and children ensured in project priority areas.
ØIndependent Complaints Directorate (ICD) monitoring and facilitation of compliance with the Domestic Violence Act and other relevant legislation, improved in the Eastern Cape.
The preparatory phase aims to produce several studies that will inform timely implementation of the programme once the Financing Agreement has been signed.
OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY
Within the context of the Financing Proposal, the overall objective of this study is todesign and formulateaHuman Resource Development (HRD) Strategyfor the E/Cape SA Police Service specifically related to the policing of crimes against women and children, as well as to conduct a comprehensiveLearning Needs Analysisin this regard.
The primaryoutputof the study will be a final report, intended for the European Commission and DFID in Pretoria, the South African Police Service (SAPS), and the Programme Steering Committee (PSC).