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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CSVR Lived realities and SGBV Responses – Synthesis Report

Through its multi-disciplinary approach, the Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR) provides technical support and works with individuals and communities to focus on the wide range and forms of violence including collective, sexual and ...

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Harnessing Public Employment Programmes' Potential: An Intervention Brief Focusing on Youth Inclusion in South Africa's Community Work Programme

Youth continue to be worst affected by social and economic issues such as unemployment, substance abuse and violence (ILO, 2021; United Nations, 2011). South African youth are no exception to this claim, experiencing the world's highest ...

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Harnessing Africa's Demographic Dividends for Youth Participation in Transitional Justice

This policy paper explores the impacts of violent conflict on youth in Africa and approaches for ensuring their effective involvement in peace and transitional justice processes. It analyses regional and international policies that guarantee youth ...

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Advancing Youth Inclusion and Violence Prevention through Public Support Programmes

State-run socio-economic and livelihood support programmes have been shown to increase the social inclusion of young people and thereby contribute to the prevention of violence involving youth. This practice brief outlines strategies for civil society ...

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Released in January 2022 , this summary report, The Roles and Responsibilities of Private Sector Actors in Transitional Justice in Africa and Latin America: Phase II, is part of a larger initiative led by the ...

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Youth Inclusion in the Development of South Africa's National Youth Policy (2020–2030): Reflections and Recommendations

South Africa's National Youth Policy (NYP) 2020–2030 (DWYPD, 2020) represents the country's third attempt to outline actions that can or should be taken, by government and other stakeholders, to facilitate youth development at local and ...

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