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Awareness Campaigns in Schools about Human Trafficking - SIHMA JHB Legal Office

May 17, 2022
Categories: Event news

by Sihle Dlamini, Legal Advisor at SIHMA Office JHB   The SIHMA Legal Clinic at St. Patrick La Rochelle has had a had a very busy month this April in terms of awareness campaigns in schools about human trafficking. One of the Legal Clinic’s objectives is to provide trainings and do awareness campaigns on human trafficking in various sectors and spheres including schools. School children are vulnerable to...

Getting to know Professor Daniel Tevera, the new AHMR Editor

May 10, 2022
Categories: news

Professor Daniel Tevera has joined the AHMR editorial board as editor.  With so many years as a migration scholar, researcher, and migration policy analyst he brings extensive migration experience to the journal. He is an NRF-rated scholar, and he is an Extraordinary Professor in the Department of Geography, Environmental Studies and Tourism at the University of the Western Cape (UWC). He joined UWC in December 2012 after almost three decades in academia, during which time he held several academic... Tevera_cropped_1651855418.jpg

Introduction to the AHMR Volume 8 Number 1 January - April 2022

May 03, 2022
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  The African Human Mobility Review (AHMR) is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed on-line journal created to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects (socio-economic, political, legislative and developmental) of human mobility in Africa. 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 the most important migration-related issues. The journal is accessible on-line at no charge. AHMR is jointly... 2022-04-29 at 21.32.52.png

Migrant Ministry Report in Africa During the Pandemic Crisis

Apr 26, 2022
Categories: Migration in Africa news Report

This report was commissioned by the Migrants & Refugees Section of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and compiled by the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA). In recent years the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) has compiled two other Ministry Reports commissioned by the Migrants & Refugees Section looking at the different Roman Catholic Ministries across the African continent and the incredible work they are doing with respect to people on... (9).png

SIHMA trip to the Ivory Coast

Apr 19, 2022
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During the week of 29 March to 7 April, the director of SIHMA, Fr Filippo Ferraro, visited Abidjan in the Ivory Coast for meetings with various institutions and organisations. In the framework of the collaboration with the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Holy See, there was a meeting with Fr Emmanuel Wohi Nin, Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Côte d'Ivoire, and some of his collaborators. There was a fruitful exchange of contacts and information about the...

Research Collaboration: MIDEQ

Apr 12, 2022
Categories: news SCCT SIHMA

The Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) and the Scalabrini Center of Cape Town (SCCT) recently embarked on a collaborative research project with Maria Rosa Lorini. Maria Rosa is a post-doctoral researcher for the Royal Holloway University of London and previously held the same position with UCT (University of Cape Town), actual partner in the migration project. She’s part of a team currently working on a project called MIDEQ: A hub aiming to unpack...