Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR)

  • Publications: 32
  • Contributors: 38

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

When there is a Gap in Law: Bridging Gaps Through Implementation of the Prevention and Combating of Torture of Persons Act 13 of 2013

Benchmarking the Role of African Youth in Transitional Justice Processes

Substance Abuse in South Africa, its Linkages with Gender Based Violence and Urban Violence

Tunisia: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice

Nigeria: The Colonial Legacy and Transitional Justice

Re-integration of Ex-offenders: Opportunities for the Community Work Programme to Assist in the Community Re-integration of Ex-offenders

Psychosocial Models for Prevention and Wellbeing: Addressing Authority-based Violence in Urban Neighbourhoods

Violence Against Women in South Africa: A Country in Crisis 2017

#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

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