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July 8, 2020

Tackling Gender-Based Violence from the Bottom Up

Centre for Community Justice and Development’s Paralegals Bring Justice In KZN The last few months of the lock down has also increased cases of gender-based violence and domestic abuse. It…
July 6, 2020


Relief Fund for Journalists Established Yet, just when we need to strengthen accountability and transparency through effective reporting, many media houses are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 and many…
June 11, 2020

Campaign Raises Funds for Gender Based Violence

A New Generation Committed to Social Justice and Change Highschool student Khetiwe Kingston has a lot on her mind.  When lock down hit she said goodbye to many of her…
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December 5, 2017

SJI supports the fight against gender-based violence

SJI continues the fight against gender-based violence In 2016, the Social Justice Initiative (SJI), with the help of a group of businesswomen, raised more than R300 000 for four centres…
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August 1, 2019

Community-based advice offices: the first port of call for local justice

Community advice offices fulfill a vital role in educating South Africans about their human rights. They provide legal advice at the community level, particularly in rural areas where residents have…
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August 2, 2019

Is it right to accept the ill-gotten gains of state capture to fund social justice?

What are the ethics of accepting funding from a “compromised” source? This was the subject of a dialogue that the SJI held with civil society organisations (CSOs) in February 2019,…