Youth violence prevention in Latin America and the Caribbean: a scoping review of the evidence

A report by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre and the Igarapé Institute, which reviews violence prevention impact assessments in 33 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The assessments from only four of these countries (Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Jamaica), account for most of the evidence. The report highlights opportunities and limitations in academic, advocacy and policy debates on youth violence prevention. It recommends the application of longer-term and stronger study designs in future research, particularly of early childhood- and family-oriented interventions.

Published 2013-10-28