The Young Women Peacebuilder Awards was launched in December 2022.

The IJR and its Partners would like to thank the following donors for making the awards possible: Embassy of Ireland, The Embassy of the Netherlands and UN Women.

To learn more about the work of Amber Julius, watch her video below and watch the recap from our Executive Director.

Amber Julius

Amber Julius

Age: 21
Organisation: Sisterhood

Amber, a 21-year-old third year Bachelor of Education Student lives in Elsenburg, Stellenbosch in the Western Cape.

Amber has stood up against bullying, racial discrimination, and sexism, Her activist work includes championing Gender Based Violence, advocating for human rights and she is a climate change ambassador for Mother Earth.

Amber is a founding member of the Ulius Sisterhood Movement, a rural fernale led youth organisation, and the coordinator of the Youth Bank, a project supported by the Social Change Assistance Trust, ISCATI.

Amber lives by the motto of the late President, Nelson Mandela, “peace is the creation of an environment where all can flourish, regardless of race, colour,
creed, religion, gender, class, caste, or any other social markers of difference”

Watch Amber’s video