Scoping shebeens and taverns in Walmer township: final research report

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
TITLE AUTHOR(S): Z.Petersen, C.Groenewald, T.Makusha, A.Nyembezi, A.Mncadi
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9351
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/10036

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The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) is running a five year early crime and violence prevention project in Walmer Township, Port Elizabeth, aimed at addressing risk factors for violence. In response to the call for proposals (CFP), the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) successfully submitted an application to conduct a scoping study to identify registered and unregistered ECD services and taverns and shebeens in Walmer Township, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (hereafter referred to as the 'study site'). This particular report will describe the mixed-method approach that we used to scope the taverns and shebeens in Walmer. We will also present the findings of this study and present some issues for CJCP to consider in the next phases of the early violence prevention project. The outcomes of this scoping study would be to provide evidence for CJCP to reduce the use and abuse of alcohol and substances by means of social and health interventions designed specifically for Walmer Township.