Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

  • Publications: 16
  • Contributors: 15

The VISION of the CSVR is societies that are peaceful, equal and free of violence. The MISSION of the CSVR is to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace at community, national and regional levels. We do this through collaboration with and learning from the lived and diverse experiences of communities affected by violence and conflict to Inform innovative interventions; generate knowledge; shape public discourse; influence policy; hold states accountable; promote gender equality; and promote social cohesion, integration and active citizenship.

Latest publications

#Hashtag An Analysis of the # FeesMustFall Movement at South African Universities

Integrated Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation into Policy-Oriented Research : Lessons from CSVR's Urban Violence Project

Evidence-based Strategies for the Prevention of Gender-based Violence in South Africa: A Case Study of CSVR

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

Mapping Local Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response Strategies in South Africa

The Good, the Better and the Best: How the Community Work Programme can Reach its Full Potential as an Instrument of Community Development in South Africa

Working for Safety: The Community Work Programme as a Tool for Preventing Violence and Building Safer Communities

Rehabilitation: A Priority Need for Torture Victims

A Case Study of the Ivory Park Community Work Programme

A Follow-up Report on the Community Work Programme in Bokfontein

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