Restoring Dignity: Current Psychosocial Interventions with Ex-combatants in South Africa – A Review, Discussion and Policy Dialogue Project

Restoring Dignity: Current Psychosocial Interventions with Ex-combatants in South Africa – A Review, Discussion and Policy Dialogue Project

Countries that have been through transition find themselves faced with the task of (re)building political, economic and social stability. One of the main areas of concern for countries that have experienced some form of conflict on the path towards democracy (like South Africa) is the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) of former combatants. The following report is a previous research analysis aimed to empower ex-combatants to engage in policy dialogue with key stakeholders on addressing their psychosocial needs. This would be achieved through facilitating their engagement in evaluating and identifying gaps in the psychosocial services available to them.

 

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Monica Bandeira
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Monica Bandeira is a qualified psychologist with extensive experience in research and monitoring and evaluation.

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