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A reference if you intend to introduce practices to lessen and forestall crime. It kinds a part of a chain of instruments constructed through the United international locations place of work on medicinal drugs and Crime to aid international locations in enforcing the guideline of legislations and the improvement of crime prevention and felony justice reform.

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How was violence reduced? "" Shifts in attitudes to violence; "" Income earning status; "" Confidence to leave abusive relationships; "" Reduced conflicts over finances; "" Better communication; "" Speaking openly in meetings about violence; "" Confronting people who were abusive; "" Support to women who wanted to leave abusive relationships. C. et al. (2007). “Understanding the Impact of a Microfinance-Based Intervention on Women’s Empowerment and the Reduction of Intimate Partner Violence in South Africa”.

20. CHAPTER 3 PROGRAMMES FOR CRIME PREVENTION IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD Cognitive skills training It has been demonstrated that many offenders lack the thinking skills to live a crimefree life. They: "" Often cannot see the likely effects of their behaviour; "" Cannot think ahead; "" Cannot see how their actions will affect others. Cognitive skills training tries to correct these deficiencies. Two programmes that have been shown to reduce the chance of reconviction are: "" Reasoning and rehabilitation (R&R); and "" Enhanced thinking skills (ETS).

Some alleviation of the problem has been discussed in the section on gangs (see above), but the incentives for poor young males to continue in the drugs trade are so high that relief will be temporary unless a legitimate source of income can be found for the young men. This means increasing education levels, training and providing jobs. 18 Reducing the homicide related to more general community conflict has been discussed above. Guns and homicide The availability of guns (particularly handguns) in a country and the homicide rate are linked.

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