Wishing Us Away: Challenges Facing Ex-Combatants in the 'New' South Africa
This report provides an exploration of some key issues affecting ex-combatants in South Africa. It is based on a former series of in-depth interviews and focus groups with former members of various armed groupings that participated in South Africa's previous conflicts.
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.