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Panelist Reflections: Connected, Diverse, Powerful — Sounding the Call for a Healed Africa

This documentary captures the voices of a few African practitioners working on issues related to war trauma, torture, violence, healing and wellbeing in the African continent. They reflect on Africa as a wounded continent, which ...

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Unpacking the Concept of Mental Health in Africa

African, postcolonial and other critical theories and thought have come to highlight the coercive, erosive and persistent nature of Western conceptions of mental health. This includes the continuation of biomedical and public health approaches to ...

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Announcement of Executive Director Transition

On behalf of the CSVR Board of Directors, we would like to inform you that Nomfundo Mogapi will be departing from her role as the Executive Director of the CSVR. After 17 years at CSVR, ...

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Southern Africa Is in the Climate Crisis Firing Line — We Need Urgent Climate Justice Strategies

Southern Africa is one of the most water-scarce regions in the world. Various weather studies have shown that increases in the global temperature are likely to disrupt the already temperamental rainfall patterns. Now is the ...

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Marikana Redress Webinar Event

On 2 September 2021, the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation will be hosting a commemorative webinar event to explore and discuss the extent to which reparative processes and attempts have come to ...

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Military Expenditure Foolish When Social Services Are Lacking

SA’s defence capability is in a state of severe decline, a bitter fact for the defence department, the local arms manufacturing industry and the world of defence analysts.Last year, parliament’s defence committee chair went so ...

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Wake-up Call for Schools in South Africa

Looming crisis of normalising violence is having a detrimental effect on SA’s young people. Violence among learners at Mbilwi Secondary School in Limpopo that went viral should be a wake-up call.The Centre for the Study ...

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