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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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Press Release: Adoption of the African Union Transitional Justice Policy

A major milestone towards ensuring durable peace in Africa! CSVR congratulates the African Union on the adoption of the African Union Transitional Justice Policy (AUTJP).The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) congratulates ...

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Transitional Justice's Glass Ceiling

Can transitional justice initiatives achieve their ambitious agenda of combatting gender based violence?The spotlight on gender-based violence (GBV) has possibly never been brighter than in recent years. The United Nations has declared an annual International ...

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Press Release: A Wounded Nation Led by Wounded Leaders

The actions of members of Parliament on the 06th of November 2018 are a clear indication of a wounded nation, led by wounded leaders.CSVR is deeply troubled by the actions of members of parliament: Both ...

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Press Release: The Mid-Term Budget Speech Should Set Aside a 'Ring-Fenced' Budget

The Finance Minister should not turn a blind eye to the scourge of gender based violence (GBV) during this year’s Medium Term Budget Speech, on October 24, says #TheTotalShutDown movement. #TheTotalShutdown movement in collaboration with ...

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Omotoso's Lawyer Exposes Horror of Testifying About Rape

Defence lawyer Peter Daubermann’s targeted attack on witness and rape survivor Cheryl Zondi has exposed detrimental flaws in SA’s judicial system. In a country where an unprecedented number of sexual and gender-based crimes are left unreported, ...

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The Role of Families in Preventing Violence in Schools

On the 17th of September 2018, the minister of basic education, Angie Motshekga, called on law enforcement agencies to help quell the recent spate of violence which has rocked schools in South Africa. This after ...

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