Blog On The Move

Migration issues from different perspectives

Oct 05, 2021
Categories: news

This blog post reflects on the most recent edition of the African Human Mobility Review (AHMR). The AHMR is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line and in print journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects  of human mobility in Africa (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental). Through the publication of original research, policy discussions and evidence-based research papers, the AHMR provides a comprehensive forum devoted exclusively to the analysis of contemporaneous trends, migration patterns and some of... COVER ONLINE volume 7 number 2.jpg

107th World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Sep 28, 2021
Categories: Articles Migrants Refugees

Human mobility is as old as human existence, with people moving from one place to the other for a myriad of reasons premised on the push and pull factors of mobility. While some move voluntarily from one country to another, others are forced to flee their home country to escape violence and persecution. With changes in world politics, ever-increasing political tensions, climate change, diseases, and globalization together with advances in communication and transportation, the world is experiencing an...

Heritage Day 2021

Sep 21, 2021
Categories: Articles

Happy Heritage Day!   Heritage Day is celebrated on 24 September every year, to recognize and remember the culturally diverse population in South Africa. This is a day where all South Africans can come together and celebrate the diversity of cultures, identities, ethnicities, and races in the country. In other words, celebrate the diversity that is the heritage of South Africa. Heritage can in this context be defined as “the shared characteristics, traditions, practices,... Day 2021.png

Ginevra Gianardi: 'From Rome to Cape Town, my internship experience at SIHMA’

Sep 14, 2021
Categories: news

The Scalabrini Insitute for Human mobility in Africa was very greatful to collaborate with Ginevra Gianardi, one of our interns at SIHMA from November 2020 to April 2021, who collaborated remotely in research and communication. It is precious for our team to have young students who are passionate about migration and human rights, who want to learn more and share their knowledge and skills with our Research Institute. Ginevra was born and raised in Rome, Italy.... Gianardi.jpg

The Missionaries of St Charles and the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa Embark on a New Project – Scalabrini St Partick’s Community Health Centre

Sep 07, 2021
Categories: news

The Missionaries of St Charles (Scalabrinian Fathers) for over a century have been carrying out their mission in the world in more than thirty nations at the service of human mobility. In Africa we started our service in 1994 with the mission of Cape Town, followed by the mission of Nampula, in the north of Mozambique, and the mission of Johannesburg. In each of our projects we seek to - Promote human and spiritual... of St Patricks - IMG-20200519-WA0007.jpg

August 2021 - Press Review

Sep 02, 2021
Categories: press review

NATIONAL COVERAGE SA’s mistreatment of migrant women highlights the triple oppression of black African women everywhere Daily Maverick - 05/08/2021 August is women’s month in South Africa, and it is therefore important to address the situation for migrant women in the country. South Africa is the destination for many migrants due to its higher level of economic opportunities and gender equality. However, many black African migrant women face triple oppression based on gender,...