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People on the Move and Human Rights Day


Mar 19, 2021
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  Human Rights Day is a national day that is observed annually on 21 March to remind South Africans about the sacrifices that accompanied the struggle for the attainment of democracy in South Africa. Every year on March 21st, South Africa remembers the Sharpeville massacre of 1960 on Human Rights Day. Human Rights Day commemorates the struggle for a democratic South Africa by paying tribute to all those who fought and...

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International Women's Day


Mar 08, 2021
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On International Women’s Day SIHMA recognises and celebrates the role migrant women in Africa and in societies across the world. We recognise migrant women’s contribution, their experiences and the challenges faced and overcome. Migrant women and girls are particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation and are far too frequently marginalised and excluded from access to rights and opportunities. In 2020 the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa launched a series on the Exclusion of Migrant women in...

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Nolwenn Marconnet's internship experience


Mar 02, 2021
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This week’s Blog post is dedicated to another brilliant intern of our team, Nolwenn Marconnet, who just came to the end of her internship experience at SIHMA.  We are very grateful to have worked and shared knowledge about human mobility with her. Nolwenn's preparation and dedication has been...

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Only One Home (UnaSolaCasa) Humanity’s Response to the Test of Covid-19


Jan 20, 2021
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At the end of March 2020, in the midst of the first phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Scalabrinian Missionaries for the Europe and Africa region, through the Scalabrinian Agency for Cooperation and Development (ASCS), have promoted in their regional network of missionary positions and initiatives (Scalabrini International Migration Network - regional SIMN)  through a campaign to raise awareness and funds to primarily support migrants and refugees as "neighbours", who are suffering under the pandemic, due...

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Determinants of Healthy Aging in Internally Displaced Communities in Nigeria


Jan 12, 2021
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How we age and our health prospects is an issue that concerns everyone, and it is further interesting to look at different populations to assess what factors influence healthy aging. In SIHMA’s African Human Mobility Review Journal Adebayo O.M. Makanju and Hafiz T.A. Khan explore and consider the determinants of Healthy Aging in Internally Displaced Communities in Nigeria.   The article may be summarised...

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


Nov 28, 2020
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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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