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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. The Reconciliation and Development series is a multidisciplinary publication focused on the themes of peacebuilding and development, with a specific [...]

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

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

  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 [...]

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

14th Annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Lecture

  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 [...]

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

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

    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 [...]

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

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 [...]

By | September 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

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 [...]

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