Now That the War is Over – Ex-combatants Transition and the Question of Violence: A Literature Review

Now That the War is Over – Ex-combatants Transition and the Question of Violence: A Literature Review

Ex-combatants are often considered to pose a threat to peace and security in countries emerging from extensive violent conflict. Despite the haste with which 'ex-combatants' tend to be linked with violence, there is little research in South Africa that sets out to specifically explore either the current situations of the armed actors of our recent history, or their relation to continuing violence. Through a survey of available and related literature this report has attempted to investigate these issues in more depth.

 

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Sasha Gear
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Sasha Gear is a former CSVR Senior Researcher. She is Co-Director of the South African branch of Just Detention International. Sasha works closely with the South African Department of Correctional Services and civil society groups to address sexual abuse in detention and the associated health risks.



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