There is wide-spread acknowledgement that accurate data on the level of violence against women and children is not available in South Africa. As part of the DFID-funded Safer South Africa programme, the Gender & Health Unit of the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) was tasked to establish the location of the data pertaining to violence against women and children, as well as how this data is used The goal was to inform the conceptualisation of an information management system. However, it was recognised early in process that the establishment of a surveillance systems might be premature, and so it was decided that an information managements system should be the initial step towards a long term goal for the establishment of surveillance systems.
Development of an Information Management System on Violence Against Women and Children in South Africa
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 13:45