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Welcome to Nicolette, our new intern at SIHMA office in CT

Oct 13, 2021
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SIHMA is extremely pleased to welcome another intern, Nicolette Pérez Verwer, to our team. Nicolette will work with the team at the Cape Town Office for the next three months. She will contribute to communications and research, while learning more on migration, refugees’ and migrants’ rights, and on human mobility thoughout Africa. Nicolette’s internship will be a precious contribution to SIHMA’s mission to conduct and disseminate information about research that contributes to the understanding of human mobility and informs...

Migration issues from different perspectives

Oct 05, 2021
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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

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

Sep 14, 2021
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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
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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

Advocates’ Migration Brief - Litigation in respect of Undocumented Children

Aug 31, 2021
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SIHMA’s research paper series entitled the Advocates’ Migration Brief sees its third iteration as the series addresses recent judicial decisions relating to people on the move from the perspective of Court Advocates. The third article in the series is entitled “Litigation in respect of Undocumented Children” and is an interesting read on the hardship undocumented children are experiencing in South Africa [1]. It is estimated that the country is home to almost 1 million undocumented children [5]. Many... in respect of Undocumented Children ONLINE.jpg

The Real Migration Gallery

Aug 26, 2021
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Harmful and dehumanizing narratives on migration in media are contributing to maintaining a negative perception of migrants in society. The Real Migration Gallery was compiled by the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town [1] to move away from these perceptions by sharing realistic photos of people with migrant, refugee, or asylum status. All the photos have been shot pro bono by photographers who wanted to contribute to this cause. Journalists and editors are welcome to use these royalty-free...