Social Cohesion

Climate Change and Food Security in Africa

While the African Union has declared 2022 as the year of “Strengthening Resilience in Nutrition and Food Security on the African Continent”, realizing this might be harder than anticipated due to climate change impacts on ...

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Covid-19: The Intimacies of Pandemics

This workshop is structured around two recent projects:COVID-19: The Intimacies of Pandemics, is a special issue co-edited by Danai S Mupotsa and Moshibudi Motimele. In the midst of narratives that attempt to present the spread and effects ...

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Strengthening Transitional Justice Through Engagement with Transitional and Faith-based Actors: An Assessment Toolkit

This toolkit is the output of a project of the Global Initiative for Justice, Truth and Reconciliation and is driven by the understanding that involving faith-based organizations in transitional justice processes requires a proper analysis ...

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The State is Failing in its Duty to Foster Inclusion and Safety of the LGBTIQ+ Community

South Africa’s crime stats do not show the vulnerability of certain sections of our society, including LGBTIQ+ people. By not providing effective reporting and analysis of violence against them, their needs and challenges are again ...

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Research Brief: What Drives Violence in South Africa

This research brief outlines the literature on drivers of violence in South Africa and then puts it in context by summarising views on violence among community members who work with CSVR in four local communities. ...

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Women's Contribution to Social Cohesion and Violence Prevention Through the Community Work Programme

This policy brief looks at the prominent role (older) women play in the Community Work Programme (CWP). Focusing on women participants’ involvement in community work and local social networks, it demonstrates their contribution to building ...

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