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THE AFTERMATH: THE LEGAL CHALLENGES OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS


Jul 19, 2022
Categories: Event

The Johannesburg Legal Office of Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa cordially invites all counter-human trafficking stakeholders, non-profit organizations, government departments and academics to a webinar on “The Legal Challenges of Human Trafficking Survivors”.  The webinar will consist of a panel of speakers who are very close to human trafficking or work in counter-human trafficking. Our panel speakers will consist of Ms Nokwazi Memela, a counter-human trafficking activist who also survived human trafficking herself, will share...

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Exploring Small Business Development using the Area Sector Analysis Process (ASAP)


Jul 12, 2022
Categories: news

A research opportunity facilitated by the George Washington University’s Dean’s Scholars Program allowed me to pursue an experience as an intern at the Scalabrini Center in Cape Town (SCCT) to understand the inner workings of the Employment Access Business Development Program and its clients. Sitting in as a panelist for the business development grant application process, reviewing its course curriculum, mentoring small business entrepreneurs, and teaching digital literacy skills to individuals seeking to promote their job readiness has given...

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June 2022 - Press Review


Jul 07, 2022
Categories: press review

National Coverage Vigilantes and violence have migrants in South Africa scared for their lives The Washington Post, June 5, 2022 Those involved in the operation claim that the Zulu word "dudula" means "to push back." The official unemployment rate was around 35% in the first quarter of this year, according to government statistics. The astounding 42 percent rate of unemployment among employees between the ages of 25 and 34 is...

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Meet Our New Interns


Jul 05, 2022
Categories: news

On the 14th of June the SIHMA team bid our remote intern, Christine, farewell as her internship had come to an end. Christine had been managing our social media posts since March, and she will be greatly missed. Luckily for us, we had two new interns join us in office on the 31st May, to make the transition easier. Brilliant and Nathan have been with us for just under a month now, and have both acclimatized well. Although Brilliant has...

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SIHMA Annual Report 2021


Jun 28, 2022
Categories: news

SIHMA’s annual report for 2021 has now been released with information about the organisation and its activities from 2020 to 2021. The report covers SIHMA’s four key focus areas, namely Research; Publications; Training and Capacity Building; and Events, as well as more general information about the organisation and its work. You can find a link to an online version of the report...

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COVID-19 and migrant struggles in South Africa


Jun 21, 2022
Categories: news

Our AHMR Journal Editor, Professor Daniel Tevera, recently attended the 9th International Annual SASPEN Conference in Johannesburg from 10-12 May. The theme of the conference was ‘Social protection at a crossroads; between COVID-19 and the SDGs – Southern African perspectives”. His presentation on “COVID-19 and migrant struggles in South Africa” will be published as a chapter in a book that he is currently co-authoring. Professor Tevera is editor of the African Human Mobility Review and he is an Extraordinary Professor...

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