In 2013, The Justice Desk received recognition from the South African Presidency and the Duke of Edinburgh for our work.
In 2014, The Justice Desk was invited to become a partner of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.
In 2016, the work of The Justice Desk was recognised by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and we received a medal from Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace. This marked us joining the Queen's Young Leaders network.
In 2017, our Founder and Executive Director, Jessica Dewhurst was named Forbes Magazine’s Top 10 most inspiring South African Women.
In 2018, The organisation received a ‘Hero’ award from
In 2019, The Justice Desk was chosen to be one of the first organisations to join "The Queens Commonwealth Trust", which The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, are the patrons of. In September, Meghan and Harry travelled to South Africa, and visited Jessica and The Justice Desk.
2019 also marked the nomination and the announcement of our founder and Executive Director as Glamour Magazines Women of the Year for the organisation's activism. The organisation also received accolades in this year from The Obama Africa Foundation, as was named as one of News 24’s 100 Young Mandela’s.