Policy Briefs

Gerard Emmakamganuel Kamdem Kamga, LLD. 2019. Policy Brief – Is heavy prison sentences a strong deterrent to violence against women? 

This policy brief completed by the Centre for Sexualities, Aids and Gender (CSA&G) at the University of Pretoria provides insights into recent developments in terms of violence against women (VAW) in South Africa from domestic and international perspectives. The main issue revolves around the efficiency of heavy prison sentences as a standalone measure to curb VAW in the country.