Blog On The Move

133th Anniversary of Foundation of the Missionaries of St. Charles - Scalabrinians, 28 november 2020


Nov 28, 2020
Categories: news

On the 28th of November SIHMA, as a Scalabrinian Institute celebrates the anniversary of foundation of the Congregation of Missionaries of St.Charles, Scalabrinians. This year we celebrate 133 years from the foundation. Father Mauro Lazzarato, the superior of the Scalabrinians of Europe and Africa, sends out a message for the celebration and he invites to collaborate and to keep up the attention to the reality of the facts. Here below is his message (1). In this...

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Communication on the Move - Launch Event


Nov 24, 2020
Categories: Event

SIHMA organized for the 25th of November, a zoom lacunh event entitled ‘Communication on the Move’, from 2:00PM to 2:45PM (SAST). During the virtual event we will take the opportunity to share with you SIHMA’s vision and mission and the way we implement these through our communications strategy and social media network. We will show participants around our NEW website, present our recently revamped AHMR Journal, and our active Blog on the move. We are also enthusiastic to...

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Refugee Status? Included in or Excluded from Refugee Protection?


Nov 17, 2020
Categories: news

SIHMA’s new research paper series is coming out this December 2020 entitled the Advocates’ Migration Brief and addresses recent judicial decisions relating to people on the move. The first paper in the series convers an aspect of international and domestic refugee law being exclusion from refugee status. In the refugee status determination process, it is important to establish whether a person falls within the definition of a refugee to receive protection from the host state. Some individuals though...

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CPLO seminar/webinar: Advocacy and Migration during the pandemic


Nov 11, 2020
Categories: Event

CPLO organised a seminar/webinar for Friday 13th of November that will give the opportunity to share the reflections and what was learnt from and for advocacy in the Migration and People on the move sector in the context of COVID pandemic.  

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Exclusion of migrant women | Access to health care


Nov 10, 2020
Categories: news

  Continuing the Series on Migrant Women. In the first edition of SIHMA’s series on the exclusion of migrant women, we discussed the particular lack of access to the labour market and the exclusion of migrant women from labour-related policy making (1). This second article addresses the even more intimate issue that is physical and mental well-being and access to health services. Indeed reports, such as the 2018 World Health Organization (WHO)  reports entitled...

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October Press Review


Nov 05, 2020
Categories: press review

NATIONAL COVERAGE   Cape Town refugee crisis far from over amid government squabbles Times Live – 22 October 2020 In October 2019, refugees and asylum seekers started occupying Greenmarket Square in central Cape Town to protest against xenophobia. A year later, the crisis is far from over as neither the city nor the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is taking responsibility to find durable solutions for the protesters. Since the beginning of...

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