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Bloody Conversations: talking to girls about their bodies

By Gugu Nonjinge Research shows that underprivileged girls can miss up to 50 days of school per year due to lack of access to adequate feminine hygiene. Since the release of these statistics, hundreds of sanitary towel distribution programmes have been initiated to help keep young girls in school during their monthly cycles. As a girl child and education [...]

September 1st, 2017|

Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing (CTRH) in South Sudan

IJR was asked by UNDP and UNMISS on behalf of the South Sudan Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to facilitate a workshop designed for members of the Technical Committee in charge of the National Consultation Process for the establishment of the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing (CTRH), which was completed last week. The training aimed for the committee members [...]

August 29th, 2017|

Imbizo on the scourge of Gender-based Violence in South Africa

  On Thursday 24th August 2017, the IJR, in collaboration with Activate! South Africa and Africa Unite, held an Imbizo on the scourge of Gender-based Violence (GBV) in South Africa, and Africa at large. The Imbizo hosted civil society representatives from across the Western Cape, as well as other parts of the African continent. The discussion was centered around two [...]

August 29th, 2017|

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