GBV in Light of COVID-19: Can We Rid SA of Both?

One confirmed case of Covid-19 is one too many; one confirmed case of gender-based violence is one too many. Can we simultaneously rid the country of both pandemics?President Cyril Ramaphosa has dealt with the Covid-19 ...

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Combat Hunger and Poverty Caused by Covid-19

As we enter a time where the fear of starvation becomes more prevalent than the fear of Covid-19, we need to look for more effective strategies to look after the needs of the most desperate ...

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Prevention of Gender Violence Requires a Multifaceted Approach

Collaboration across different government departments is critical in the battle against gender-based violence (GBV).Recent civil society efforts to work with the government to address GBV demonstrate both the challenges and opportunities provided by such collaboration.In ...

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Press Release: CSVR Warns against Militarising Cape Flats Intervention

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has warned that the deployment of the South African army for public security in the Cape Flats is not the solution to the soaring, violent ...

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Press Release: Alarm Bells over School Crimes

The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) has warned that urgent action needs to be taken to tackle violence in schools, describing the recent fatal stabbing of a student outside a school ...

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New Book Reviews of 'The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice'

Two new reviews have been published of The Global Climate Regime and Transitional Justice, by Sonja Klinsky and Jasmina Brankovic.In the International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Ottavio Quirico writes, “Klinsky and Brankovic comprehensively apply transitional ...

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Press Release: International Women's Day – To End the Crisis of Gender-Based Violence

CSVR’s 2017 research study “Violence against Women in South Africa: A Country in Crisis” raises critical concerns by women around the many calls for survivors to break the silence on gender based violence (GBV) in ...

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