Author: CSVR

CSVR is a multi-disciplinary institute that seeks to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at the community, national and regional levels. Our weekly highlights aim to showcase the impactful endeavours undertaken by our program teams, providing regular updates on their...

Drawing on examples from African truth commissions, this policy brief presents recommendations for better enabling accountability, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence for conflict-related sexual violence. Written for policy makers and practitioners working towards holistic transitional justice in Africa, the brief shows how to improve truth-seeking...

Transitional justice mechanisms, due to their historical contexts and doctrinal roots, have not properly recorded the experiences considered relevant by Indigenous peoples. Because they have failed to incorporate the range of Indigenous encounters with violence and oppression, they have not adequately linked the violations of...

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