Violence Prevention Tag

Landmark Women's Month exhibition launches on 11 August with Ukraine-South African dialogue event. The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation and Ukrainian Association of South Africa are bringing a specially curated exhibition, "The Womanly Face of War", to cities across South Africa, as part of a landmark collaboration by Ukrainian artists and South Africa civil society to improve public understanding of the impact of the war in Ukraine, particularly on women and children. Curated by leading members of Ukrainian women-led artist collective 'Sunseed Art', and timed to coincide with Women's Month across South Africa, "The Womanly Face of War" is based on four…

08 Aug 2022

Below is a list of organisations where individuals may access mental health and trauma-related support services in Sudan. المنظمة العنوان ١- بيت الفنار الخرطوم ٢ شارع كترينا / شرق حديقة القرشي ٢- مركز سيما الخرطوم . ٣- مركز الاحفاد للصدمة(التروما) الخرطوم -امدرمان جامعة الاحفاد.شارع العرضة ٤- المبادرة الاستراتيجية لنساء القرن الافريقي. الخرطوم ٥- منظمة سورد الخرطوم ٦- وحدة مكافحة العنف المبني علي النوع وزارة الرعاية الاجتماعية. الخرطوم ش. الجمهورية. ٧- منسم. والمجموعة السياسية و المدنية الخرطوم. ٨- منظمة التنمية والتدريب و الارشاد الريفي نيالا ٩- منبر سوى من اجل القضاء علي العنف ضد المرأة نيالا ١٠- مركز الصدمة شمال دارفور…

29 Jun 2022

The South African Coalition for Transitional Justice (SACTJ) calls for changes to the architecture and working methodology of the National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) in South Africa.  Torture and other forms of cruel, inhuman, degrading treatment and punishment were routinely and widely practised during the Apartheid era in South Africa. These human rights abuses are still rife in the country and need to be combated in a variety of ways.  South Africa is obliged to take steps to eradicate torture and these other types of violations, in accordance with our Constitution (especially Section 12 of the Bill of Rights) as well…

16 Nov 2021

The Youth Inclusion for Violence Prevention Project, a collaboration between CSVR and the Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS), investigates the role of public-sector employment and livelihood support programmes in promoting socio-economic inclusion of youth and preventing violence. This research report, authored by CHRIPS, shares multiple stakeholders' perceptions of the extent to which the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP) contributed to youth social and economic inclusion as well as violence prevention. It also provides several recommendations related to these objectives.      

Brian Kimari and Kamau Wairuri
09 Nov 2021

The instability in Mozambique's Cabo Delgado wrought by the ongoing war has been a subject of much humanitarian concern. Dominant discourses have framed the violence in terms of a 'terrorist insurgency', foregoing the inquiries into the root causes that have given rise to it. In particular, reports of violations by government security  agencies, proxies and links o Multi-National Corporations (MNCs) have remained under-studied. The purpose of this report is therefore to shed light on aspects on the political economy of this conflict as well as socio-economic threats vis-à-vis the displacement of women and children in the region.       

26 Oct 2021
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