Ntsika Mlamla

Ntsika Mlamla

Lecturer

Discipline Criminology
Email MlamlaN@ukzn.ac.za
Contact Number 033-260-5910
Campus Pietermaritzburg Campus
Office Address Psychology Building, Room 16
Last Updated 1 year ago

Degrees Held

  • Master of Social Sciences (Criminology), University of KwaZulu-Natal 2017.
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours in Criminology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, 2016.
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences, Walter Sisulu University, 2014.

Teaching interests

Research Interests

  • Psycho-Criminology
  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Victimology and victim studies
  • Correctional Management and Correction
  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Hostel Killings (Violence at the Hostels),
  • Gender Based Violence,
  • Sex work (sex trade or Prostitution)
  • Victimology and Victimisation,
  • Taxi Violence,
  • Stock Theft

Publications

Community Involvement

  • 2021 -The influence of traditional and cultural practices on Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Ntsika organised a Webinar on “The influence of culture, tradition and traditional spirituality on gender-based violence” which focused on what can be done to fight against GBV. The traditional leaders from KwaDlangezwa community; KwaMkhwanazi traditional court, traditional healer on the role of African spirituality on GBV and personnel from the Department of Community Safety and liaison. This Webinar was attended by many people across South Africa and beyond; even academics from various institutions attended.

  • 2020- Conceptualisation, Implications and Patterns of Femicide during COVID-19 and Preventative Measures

Ntsika organised a Webinar alongside with Prof Sibanyoni on gender-based violence which focused of femicide other than gender-based violence in general. This platform aimed to discuss implications of femicide, different patterns of femicide and prevention measures on femicide. This was presented under the banner of the College of Humanities, University of KwaZulu-Natal. It was triggered by the number of cases of gender-based violence and femicide during Covid-19 Nation Lockdown.

  • “ONE MAN CAN” Campaign 2019.

Ntsika Was invited as keynote speaker on “One Man Can” Campaign which was organized by Campus HIV/AIDS Support Unit (CHASU) alongside UKZN Men’s Forum. The purpose of this event was to call on all relevant stakeholders to collaborate with the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Men’s Forum, in an initiative that was aimed at bringing awareness around issues of men as common perpetrators of Gender-Based Violence (GBV).

Teaching Expertise

  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Victimology and victim studies
  • Correctional Management and Correction
  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice

Student Supervision