Building fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation shapes national approaches to transitional justice and reconciliation in Africa.
Recent injustices have, once again, highlighted deeply-entrenched and systemic issues of racism as well as violent masculinities as a result of patriarchy and the normalisation of violence in South Africa. The murder of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu in the town of Coligny in the North-West Province and the brutal murder of Karabo Mokoena are two such injustices that should not [...]
Posters reading #ASINAMALI and #FEESMUSTFALL Photo: Okay Africa.com “Freedom is acquired by conquest, not by gift” – Paulo Freire The 27th of April is celebrated as Freedom Day in South Africa, where we celebrate our first “non-racial” democratic elections that took place in 1994. It is a day that supposedly marks the end of slavery, colonialism, apartheid and the [...]