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Pathways of well-being and belonging among migrant youth in Cape Town

Jul 09, 2024
Categories: Refugees Report Research Youth migration

“Pathways of well-being and belonging among migrant youth in Cape Town” research Children and young people with experiences of migration in South Africa are building their lives in contexts of deep insecurity. The process of finding a sense of home in their new environments is complex, and through this research, SIHMA aim to build an understanding of the barriers to and facilitators to building their sense of belonging and how this affects their well-being. Previous research identified the need to... a heading.png

July Press Review

Jul 04, 2024
Categories: human rights Migrants Migration in Africa news press review Review Rights SIHMA Statelessness

International:  Biden’s new immigration plan: How will it work? 19 June 2024 AlJazeera Just ahead of the United States Presidential election, which will take place in November of 2024, U.S. President Joe Biden has released a new plan regarding immigration policies. With immigration being a hot topic of concern in the United States, many suspect Joe Biden has made this policy suggestion just ahead of the election to secure more votes against his opponent, Donald...

Release of Good practices Migrants and Refugees 2022 Report

Jul 02, 2024
Categories: Migrants Migration in Africa Pastoral care of migrants and refugees Refugees

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has released the Good practices Migrants and Refugees 2022 reports. The development of the Good Practices was guided by the109th Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR) of the Holy Father focusing on the theme “Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay”.  The theme, Free to choose whether to migrate or to stay, is used to “ensure that all have the conditions necessary for accessing integral... 2024-07-02 at 9.38.48 AM.png

2024 World Refugee Day

Jun 25, 2024
Categories: Discussion Event Migrants Migration in Africa narrative of migration Refugees

   Every year on the 20th of June, the world comes together to celebrate the annual World Refugee Day. In honor of this crucial day, Scalabrini Centre hosted a day filled with activities, commemorating and celebrating the experience of migration. With the theme of World Refugee Day being, ‘Our Home’, Scalabrini Centre and SIHMA focused on the importance of community and comfortability when integrating into a new country.  Hosted at the Scalabrini... Refugee Day.png

C7 Highlights the Importance of Human Mobility at G7 Summit

Jun 18, 2024
Categories: Discussion Event human rights Migration Policies

This year the Group of Seven, otherwise known as the G7, celebrated 50 years of their annual summit in Italy. Consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and the United States of America, the G7 summit created an opportunity to share policy recommendations that can resolve issues impacting the world. Key interest groups attend the G7 summit in order to participate in dialogue with these seven countries. The C7, otherwise known as the Civil Seven is...

Youth Day and The Release of Border Towns and Spaces of (In)visibility

Jun 12, 2024
Categories: Articles human rights Migrants Migration in Africa Refugees Report Research Research Project SIHMA vulnerable minors Youth migration

On the 16th of June, South Africa will come together and recognize Youth Day. In honor of Youth Day, SIHMA would like to recognize the importance of youth migration and its impacts on the advancement of opportunities.  To highlight the lived experiences of youth migrants, SIHMA is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Border towns and spaces of (in)visibility: Study of young people on the move in the border towns of Chipata and Katete, Zambia.... Towns- Article.jpg