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

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

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 [...]

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

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

  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 [...]

14th Annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Lecture

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Events, News|

  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 [...]

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

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

    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 [...]

Afrobarometer Project Leader

By | August 31st, 2017|Categories: Vacancies|

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is a Cape Town-based non-profit think tank that seeks to build free democratic and inclusive societies across Africa. It currently seeks to fill the position of Project Leader within its Research and Policy Programme, for the implementation of the Afrobarometer public opinion research project in Southern Africa. The Afrobarometer [...]

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

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

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 [...]

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

By | August 29th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Uncategorised|

  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 [...]

Open Call for Nominations – Young Gender Justice Activists

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: News|

Each year, the IJR recognises persons or organisations that do exceptional reconciliation work. For this year’s reconciliation award, the theme is Achieving Gender Justice & Reconciliation. Parallel to the main award, the IJR would like to recognise 10 young activists who are doing exceptional work in the Gender Justice Field in Africa

Public Seminar – Elite Resistance to Economic Reforms in South Africa and Australia: The Persistence of Settler Coloniality

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: News|

  There is a growing consensus that reconciliation without economic justice is no reconciliation at all. Indeed, reconciliation and economic transformation are deeply interdependent. Continuing economic inequality is a persistent source of conflict likely to impede reconciliation efforts unless there is political space available through which to contest these inequities. This may involve the redistribution of [...]

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