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The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation shapes national approaches to transitional justice and reconciliation in Africa.



Press Release: Reconciliation and Development Working Paper Series – Towards a social cohesion index for South Africa using SARB data

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) hereby wishes to inform members of the media of the launch of its latest research publication- the Reconciliation and Development working paper series. The Reconciliation and Development series is a multidisciplinary publication focused on the themes of peacebuilding and development, with a specific focus on the African continent. The first publication in [...]

October 19th, 2017|

WINNIE film screening – Black Women and the Struggle: Marginalisation, Poverty and Patriarchy

  IJR invites you to the screening of WINNIE followed by a dialogue on " Black Women and the Struggle: Marginalisation, Poverty and Patriarchy"  The screening seeks to unpack and bring to light the forgotten black ‘herstory/herstories’ of Winnie Mandela and the important crucial role she played in the fight against apartheid. The post screening dialogue will centre around the [...]

October 17th, 2017|

14th Annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Lecture

  The 14th annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Lecture, under the theme of Centering Gender: Stories, Struggles and Intergenerational Solidarity aims to celebrate the contribution of women to uplifting communities. Women in South Africa have been primary catalysts for protests against, and challengers of, the apartheid regime. Even today, women continue to be a source of courage within many communities. Singer, poet [...]

October 6th, 2017|

An engagement on the private sector’s role in inclusive development

    On the 21st of September, the IJR co-hosted with the Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) members from the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr Jan Hofmeyr, head of the IJR's research and policy program, presented on  some of the IJR's latest research findings from the annual Transformation Audit publication. The discussion focussed on the role of the private sector in inclusive economic [...]

October 2nd, 2017|

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