The Forensic Academy (FA) is a project created by Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala in partnership with the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation ...

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Challenges for the Inclusion of Indigenous Communities in Transitional Justice: Synthesis Report on Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America

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 ...

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Lived realities: Empowerment gaps and opportunities for women living in rural communities in South Africa

The research sought to explore the challenges and empowerment gaps women face in rural communities in South Africa and to make recommendations for improving their quality of life. Specifically, the study had the following objectives: • ...

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Engaging Forcibly Displaced Communities in Transitional Justice Processes: A Guidebook for Practitioners

Collaboratively written with Fantanka (the Gambia), The Day After (Syria), the Consultancy for Human Rights and Displacement (Colombia) and SOS Sahel Sudan (Sudan), this guidebook for practitioners addresses the global phenomenon of forced migration and ...

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Literature Review: Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Transitional Justice in Africa

Introduction This research publication provides a review of the peacebuilding and transitional justice literature on how MHPSS can and must be integrated into post-conflict reconstruction and restoration processes. It describes current approaches to peacebuilding and why ...

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Revitalising African Traditional Justice Mechanisms: Report on the Fifth African Transitional Justice Forum

On 20–22 October 2021, the Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) of the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) hosted the Fifth African Transitional ...

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