These reports are the result of a roundtable discussion on the implementation of Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998 and Sexual Offences Act 32 of 2007, a project lead by the Parliamentary Research Unit’s Socially Vulnerable Groups cluster.
The focus of this discussion was on responses from SAPS and the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development pertaining to the costing and budgetary allocations of these departments aimed at ensuring the implementation of the Domestic Violence Act and Sexual Offences Act. The responses came from a standard costing and budgeting orientated questionnaire sent to the Departments and site visits conducted by the Socially Vulnerable Group Research Cluster to clarify and correlate information on departmental budgeting in implementing the Acts.
Report by Parliamentary researcher Lorenzo Wakefield: SAPS and Planning for gender-based violence (Adobe pdf)
Report by Parliamentary researcher Joy Watson: Tracking expenditure on gender-based violence in the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (Adobe pdf)
Report by Parliamentary researcher Jen Thorpe: Financial year estimates for spending on gender-based violence by the South African government (Adobe pdf)