Taking stock of the INSPIRE framework

How South Africa is using the INSPIRE framework to prevent violence against children.

25 MAR 2023  

On 23 November 2022, the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Save the Children South Africa, and UNICEF SA co-hosted a workshop to assess how South Africa is implementing the INSPIRE framework to prevent violence against children (VAC).


This report outlines the developments in the VAC ecosystem in South Africa and showcases how organisations working to prevent violence against children use the INSPIRE framework. It concludes with recommendations for improving the use of the INSPIRE framework.


Image: J van der Heyde/ISS

This workshop and report was funded by Ignite Philanthropy through the New Venture Fund. The ISS is grateful for support from the members of the ISS Partnership Forum: the Hanns Seidel Foundation, the European Union, the Open Society Foundations and the governments of Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.

Violence Prevention Forum


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