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Centre for Community Justice and Development (CCJD)

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Joined July 2016
Presence in: South Africa
Focus: Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services

The Centre for Community Justice and Development (CCJD) is a non-profit organisation which provides fundraising, training, research and other support services to fifteen community-based advice offices in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The offices provide access to justice to rural communities, offering legal advice, mediation, counselling and educational services, and negotiating with service providers on behalf of clients. The main issues addressed are domestic violence, entitlements such as pensions and grants, labour rights and child abuse.

People Associated With This Organization

Marry-Jane Lucky Mkhize

South Africa  
Centre for Community Justice and...
Joined July 2016
Interests: Gender-based violence
My name is Marry-Jane Lucky Mkhize. I am from South Africa. I am a Paralegal and employed by Centre for Community Justice & Development. I am a Field Coordinator responsible for 15 Community Advice Offices and 22 Paralegals.

I am also a Deputy President of the Association for the Community Advice Offices in South Africa (ACAOSA) which is representing nine provinces of South Africa.

My expertise are Office Administration, Traditional /Customary Justice, Gender-Based Violence, Criminal Justice and Economic Empowerment.

By joining the network I hope to share to other people my experience and skills and also to learn from other people.

Wendy Leeb

South Africa  
Centre for Community Justice and...
Joined March 2015
Director of Research, formerly in the Legislature of the province. Social Scientist, researching conditions of communities, new methodologies, writing reports and monitoring people's access to the Bill of Rights in the South African Constitution.
Marry-Jane Lucky Mkhize is the network champion (main point of contact) for Centre for Community Justice and Development (CCJD).

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