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Yesterday, the 19th of September 2016, world leaders came together at the United Nations General Assembly to adopt the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants – a declaration that expresses the political will of world leaders to protect the … Continue reading
Immigrants are disempowered because they do not know their rights. We offer free paralegal advice and a daily clinic for asylum seekers and refugees whose applications have been rejected or whose status is being withdrawn.
Countless gay, lesbian and transgender refugees flee the homophobia and persecution in their home countries and make their way to South Africa. Our LGBTI Refugee Advocacy and Support project aims to assist and advocate for their rights. Find out more.
The cost of sending money from South Africa to neighbouring countries is amongst the highest in the world. A new report highlights this and other findings about the nature of remittance flows from South Africa to Zimbabwe and what implications it has on the nature of migration.
Refugees are often exposed to hardships, discrimination and violence, both in their home countries and in South Africa. Yet they somehow overcome the odds. To give them a voice and to raise awareness around their plight, here are a collection of their stories.