It is the world’s longest running public opinion survey on national reconciliation and provides a nationally-representative measure of South Africans’ attitudes towards reconciliation.
2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the conclusion of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (SATRC). The South African example seemed the perfect means for post-conflict societies to hold peoples and crimes accountable as a moral reckoning in building a new nation.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation invites the public and experts from the student community, academia and the field of economic transformation to a Roundtable discussion on Race and Racism in the Higher Education Sector
The 15th Annual Ashley Kriel Youth Memorial Lecture: Unravelling coloured Identities & Sensemaking with a people defined by erasure
The 15th annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Lecture commemorates the struggle and sacrifice of Ashley Kriel. A young man from Bonteheuwel - the quintessential representation of youth resistance – who fought in the struggle for freedom for all South Africans
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) invites you to My Views, Our Story: Youth Speak Through Visual Story-telling; a photo exhibition whereby South African youth explore concepts of justice and human dignity through the lens of a camera. The exhibition will be held at Kopano Nokeng, Bloemfontein on 28 September, 17:00 – 19:00.
The transition into a democratic dispensation had bodies such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) tasked to delve into the violence and human rights violations of the apartheid era. It was a process that was not without flaws as it separated the systematic injustices and oppressions from human rights violations
South Africa's history is marred by brutality where violence was used as a legitimate means to acquire power, assert interests and address conflict. The normalisation of violence constructed a society in which violence became a mode of communication. It became a norm
Guest speakers include Miss Nomfundo Walaza and Professor Jonathan Jansen. This event will take place on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, between 17h30 and 19h30 at the Institution for Justice and Reconciliation, 105 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
Drawing from our work within South African communities, the IJR’s Gender Justice and Reconciliation project, housed in the Sustained Dialogues programme has developed a toolkit that we hope will enable people to facilitate difficult but important conversations on gender in safe and supported ways
IJR invites you to a film screening of Displaced: Black and Queer by Ncumisa Mdlokolo, a film that explores the realities of trans* and queer lives and how those realities intersect with blackness in Africa