Press Releases

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Press Releases

Statement on #TotalShutdown: Intersectional Women’s March Against Gender Based Violence

  On 1st August 2018, womxn, queers, and every marginalised gender identity and sexuality will take a stand against the violent patriarchy that subjects our lives to malicious surveillance, and our bodies to abuse and [...]

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IJR calls on prosecuting authorities to intensify their efforts in the Ashley Kriel case

  The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation together with the Kriel Family calls on prosecuting authorities to redouble their efforts seeking justice into the death of Ashley Kriel in 1987. The arrest of the former [...]

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IJR Press Statement on Mugabe’s Resignation in Zimbabwe

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) joins Zimbabweans at home and abroad who are celebrating a largely peaceful change of political leadership, marking the end of Mr. Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign. Former President Mugabe’s [...]

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

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.

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IJR statement on Women’s Day 2017

It is clear that advancing gender equality in South Africa needs to go beyond consciousness-raising to transform the institutions that produce and reproduce unequal relations of power (and the extreme marginalisation of poor black women who have borne the brunt of colonialism, and now bear the brunt of neoliberal economic policies). How do we, as South Africans, envision a gender-just society, and who takes the primary responsibility for ensuring the realisation of this vision?

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The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation pledges solidarity with the people of Kenya ahead of the forthcoming August 2017 elections

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) pledges solidarity with the people of Kenya ahead of the elections on 8th August 2017. Since 2012, IJR has been working with key governmental and civil society actors in Kenya to promote and support peace-building and reconciliation initiatives

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