Press Release: CSVR Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Gaza, Palestine

Press Release 20 October 2023  Gauteng: CSVR Statement on the Human Rights Situation in Gaza, Palestine Contact: Annah Moyo, Executive Director, Email: Tel: +2711 4035650 Karen Pillay: Business Continuity and Communications Manager, Email: Mobile: +2773 097 5583 Alternative Email ...

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 The Draft Marriage Bill of 2022 shows the intention of the South African Legislature to change its marriage law to recognize all forms of intimate partnerships, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, or religious, cultural, and ...

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Integrating Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) in Transitional Justice A Pathway for Breaking the Cycle of Violence and Creating Sustainable Peace

The aftermath left by civil unrest and human rights violations within a conflict-stricken country is indescribable. The ramifications of armed conflict include large-scale destruction of critical infrastructure, widespread environmental damage from chemical weapons and entire ...

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Africa Legal Aid (AFLA) and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) are proud to announce their collaboration in hosting an insightful and critical symposium focused on Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Southern ...

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Young, Female and African… and Precarious – Why the workplace needs to protect young women from all forms of gender-based violence

The phrase "sleeping one's way to the top" is often used to explain how some women gain to access to or upward mobility in employment opportunities. While this phrase has been popularised globally and is ...

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Webinar Invite: Youth perspectives on violent masculinities and MHPSS

  Impunity Watch (IW) and the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) are partners on a multi-annual strategy aimed at connecting youth voices to transitional justice policymaking spheres at the African Union (AU). ...

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The Youth Month: Reflections on How Far We Have Come in Transforming Access to Higher Education in South Africa

The month of June is dubbed the youth month as we commemorate Youth Day on June 16.  This commemoration is an opportunity to reflect on the historical significance of the occasion, the contribution of youth ...

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Reclaiming African Traditions in Transitional Justice: With Some Reflections on Sudan

Following the much heralded third wave of democratisation which swept across Africa in the 1990's, there was optimism that the continent was making a conscious and considerable shift towards democratic consolidation founded on the rule ...

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Eskom Saga and Advocate Karen Pillay not to be associated with CSVR's Karen Pillay

Unfortunately, the latest news regarding Eskom Executive Karen Pillay being accused of corruption and sabotage of sub-stations is creating confusion in linking the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation's Karen Pillay with Eskom. The ...

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