Unathi Mahlati

Unathi Mahlati is a Programme Officer at JDI-South Africa. She conducts research, drafts internal policy/policies, and assists in providing training to the Department of Correctional Services’ officials on preventing and addressing sexual abuse of inmates inside their facilities. She also provides administrative and programme support and helps manage JDI-SA’s social media presence, media relations, and audio-visual production. Before joining JDI-SA, she was an intern at the Wits Justice Project, a program of the University of Witwatersrand’s Journalism Department that investigates miscarriages of justice within South Africa’s criminal justice system.