Building fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation shapes national approaches to transitional justice and reconciliation in Africa.
The IJR seeks to employ a Part time: Employee Wellness consultant to be based in Cape Town. The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. We are an independent organisation located at the [...]
Mikhail's project is the South African Reconciliation Barometer (SARB), a public opinion survey on reconciliation, social cohesion and political culture conducted by IJR. He is responsible for project management and disseminating the findings of the survey. Mikhail holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex as a Chevening Scholar. He also holds [...]
Jaynisha will be leading a project on inclusive economies under the Research and Policy Programme. Her work focuses on how justice and socioeconomics can reduce inequality in post-conflict States. Jaynisha holds an Honours degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from the University of Cape Town (UCT). She is expected to graduate with a Masters in PPE from UCT [...]
Malibongwe holds an Honours degree in the Social Sciences (Public Policy and Administration) from the University of Cape Town which has not only anchored his interest in public policies but has also fueled further interest in social development. His interest in social development has been centred around early education development and youth development. In the last year, his focus [...]
Senior Project Leader: Gender Justice and Reconciliation In the aftermath of the deaths of Anene Booysen and Reeva Steenkamp and the debate their respective deaths sparked in and around South African communities and in the media with regards to gender relations in the aftermath of conflict, IJR formed a voluntary in-house gender working group in 2013. Since then, vigorous [...]
An infographic about racism in South Africa created by IJR's Anti-Racism project. The infographic looks at where racism began, its definition and how racism looks like presently.
The term “Crime Against Humanity” is highly charged politically and emotionally. The formal definition of this term is presented by the United Nations. It is defined as: ”Any acts when committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population, with knowledge of the attack, murder, extermination, enslavement, deportation or forcible transfer of population, imprisonment [...]