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27 February 2024

HSRC Connect episode 3: The impact of filicide in South Africa

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Join us for a panel discussion on the contributory factors and impact of filicide in South Africa – highlighting research insights and potential prevention of, and response strategies to this tragic phenomenon. Dr Gadija Khan, Senior Research Specialist at the HSRC’s Developmental, Capable and Ethical State research division will be in conversation with the Western Cape Commissioner of Children, Christina Nomdo, to share their perspectives on addressing filicide.

In March 2023, the HSRC published a desktop review on the topic. ‘Towards making homes safer and parents resilient to prevent filicide: assessing availability of preventive multi-sectoral services in South Africa: desktop study report’ was conducted by Makoae, M., Mohlabane, N., Langeni, A., Maphosho, N., Papale, P., Makitla, D., Raghavendra, B. & Khan, G and available for download here. We recommend reading the material ahead of this episode of the HSRC Connect.

HSRC Connect episode 3 details:

Date: Thursday, 29 February 2024

Time: 13:00 – 14:00

Watch live on YouTube:

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