Building fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation shapes national approaches to transitional justice and reconciliation in Africa.
Recognising 10 young activists who are doing exceptional work towards achieving Gender Justice and Reconciliation in Africa
An initiative to recognise 10 young activists who are doing exceptional work towards achieving Gender Justice and Reconciliation in Africa.
On 22 November 2017, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) in partnership with LEAD SA, will celebrate 10 young African activists (between the ages of 18 – 35), who are doing exceptional work in the Gender Justice Field.
Research conducted by the Centre for International Teacher Education(CITE) at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) reveals that teachers in South Africa are located and navigate through starkly different contexts with various amounts of resources. Teachers, however, exercise their roles as agents of social justice and cohesion within the particular constraints of their diverse contexts and often need to disrupt inherited patterns of exclusion and injustice....
Challenging the erasure of historical knowledge rendering Queerness as “unAfrican” & highlighting the continued plight of African Queers
According to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), 33 African countries have laws that criminalise queerness. Last month, 13 people were arrested in Tanzania and accused of “promoting homosexuality”. In countries like Mauritania..