Tag: Restorative Justice in Africa

Tag: Restorative Justice in Africa

Promoting Human Rights and Free Civic Space: REJA Initiative Organizes Sensitization Program for Magistrates in the FCT

In an effort to strengthen the pillars of justice, uphold human rights, and expand the civic space within our judicial system, REJA Initiative recently organized a groundbreaking sensitization program. The event, aptly titled “Recognizing the Indices of Human Rights Violations and Civic Space Constraints,” brought together magistrates from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja (FCT) in an intellectually stimulating and collaborative setting……..

Youth-Focused PeaceBuilding: REJA Initiative’s Executive Director Joins United States Institute of Peace (USIP) for the Launch of the Youth-Centered Peacebuilding Framework

In our commitment to building a more youth-focused and inclusive world, the Executive Director of Restorative Justice for Africa Initiative (REJA), Osariemen Grace Omoruyi, was part of the young peace-builders recently invited by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to attend the launch of the groundbreaking Youth-Centered Peace Building Framework at the USIP Headquarters in Washington DC……….

Executive Director of REJA Attends 4th High Level Political Forum at the United Nations-  Makes Strong Case for Restorative Justice 

The REJA team attended the 4th High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the United Nations under the auspices of ECOSOC. This  strategic meeting facilitates the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level……………………

Ibrahim’s Freedom Achieved Through Restorative Justice

In the small town of Evbuoriaria, a young man named Ibrahim (pseudo) found himself trapped in a web of accusations. On that fateful day, he stood before the Evbuoriaria Magistrates’ Court, charged with stealing a tricycle—a crime he vehemently denied committing. The weight of uncertainty and fear settled upon his shoulders as he pleaded not guilty…………………