THE ACTION SUPPORT CENTRE
The ACTION Support Centre (ASC) is the continental hub of a global network of organizations and individuals committed to transforming conflict. Established in 2002, ASC amplifies the voices of communities and links them to policymakers through a focus on human and people’s rights, capacity building, lobbying and advocacy, people-to-people solidarity, development, grassroots mobilization, building organizations and movements, facilitating dialogue, training and initiating innovative forms of organizing.
For more information visit: www.asc.org.za
AFRICAN CENTRE FOR MIGRATION & SOCIETY
The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) is Africa’s leading scholarly institution for research and teaching on human mobility at the University of Witswatersrand. Established in 1993, ACMS is an independent, interdisciplinary and internationally engaged institution focusing on the relationships among human movement politics, poverty, and social transformation. While oriented towards southern Africa, the Centre conducts collaborative scholarly and policy-oriented work across sub-Saharan Africa, and has partnerships in Asia, Europe and the Americas. It offers Africa’s only post-graduate degrees in migration and displacement studies and provides training to students and professionals on a number of topics including the sociology of migration, mobility and health, human rights, and research methods.
For more information visit: www.migration.org.za
Afesis-Corplan is a vibrant, dynamic non-governmental organization situated in East London, and, since 1992, is well recognized as pioneers in areas of participatory democracy, local governance, community development and alternative settlement development approaches.
For more information visit: www.afesis.org.za
THE CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF VIOLENCE AND RECONCILIATION
The Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconcilaition (CSVR) is a multi-disciplinary institute that seeks to understand violence generated during democratization and looks at conflict's impact on reconstruction and development within impoverished communities. CSVR seeks to influence and strengthen policy formation, implementation, service delivery, and education and training.CSVR is unique in its ability to integrate the fields of violence prevention, peacebuilding and reconciliation, and in its ability to house many different forms of intervention.
For more information visit: www.csvr.org.za
LAWYERS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Lawyers for Human Rights is a leading human rights and constitutional watchdog and advocate in South Africa. It is an international force in the development and delivery of human rights, with a primary focus in Africa, and a primary contributor to clear strategic policy on the delivery of socio-economic rights for the disadvantaged. Lawyers for Human Rights strives to promote awareness, protection and enforcement of legal and human rights through the creation of a human rights culture.
For more information visit:http: www.lhr.org.za
SAFETY AND VIOLENCE INITIATIVE
The Safety and Violence Initiative (SaVI) facilitates debate, research and interventions across the University of Cape Town with a focus on understanding and responding to violence, and promoting safety. The initiative brings together scholars from a number of departments, centres and units across the University.
For more information visit : www.savi.uct.ac.za
SOCIAL SURVEYS AFRICA
Social Surveys Africa contributes to transformative social change in Africa through conducting relevant and authoritative social research and providing policy makers and implementers with strategic insights based on high quality and contextually appropriate information.
For more information visit : www.socialsurveys.co.za