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SIHMA Annual Report 2021


Jun 21, 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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Victoria's reflection on her internship at SIHMA


Jan 25, 2022
Categories: news

SIHMA’s team would like to thank the excellent job and contribution of our Intern Victoria, who finished her in person experience at the Cape Town Office last December. She really helped in many communication and research projects, dedicating her time in sharing knowledge and passion for human rights and migration. We are grateful for her presence and we wish she can pursuit her goals and studies in the humanitarian field.  Here is her reflection at the...

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Madagascar Crisis


Dec 14, 2021
Categories: news

Madagascar, one of the lowest carbon emitters globally, is one of the countries worst affected by the consequences of global warming. Madagascar, is the world's first climate change directly induced famine [5].  Southern Madagascar is going through a very difficult time. It is suffering the worst drought in more than 40 years, with more than a million people on the brink of starvation. The overwhelming drought is leading to a violation of the basic human rights...

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MIGRANT CHILDREN - Access to education as a fundamental right for every child, yet in practice is it applicable for unaccompanied migrant minors?


Nov 23, 2021
Categories: Articles news Series

Access to the health system, protection of their lives, respect for their privacy, identity and adequate food are some of the rights contained in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). Although not all countries have ratified the convention after signing it, it is true that the concern for the general welfare of children is established as a key point in the construction of more inclusive and just societies. However, it is also important to...

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Analysing the Complexities of the Case Management of Unaccompanied Minors from the point of view of social workers at the Polokwane Child and Youth Care Centres


Nov 02, 2021
Categories: Articles

Social intervention with minors generally requires a more sensitive and comprehensive approach due to the special vulnerability of this segment of the population. The protection and care of minors is a delicate process. This is why the work structured around achieving a balance in the different areas of children's vital development is of great importance. If we add the migratory element to this special vulnerability, we can affirm that a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach most likely will be...

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SIHMA Annual Report 2020


Jul 29, 2021
Categories: news

SIHMA’s annual report for 2020 has now been released with information about the organisation and its activities from 2019 to 2020. 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 at the bottom of this page.  "We have spent a year behind the screen,...

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