“We’re definitely seeing more women, and I think that’s in line with what’s happening on a macro level – more women migrating for economic reasons, and for protection.”
Miranda Madikane, former Scalabrini Centre Director
Networks And Affiliations
The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town works closely with different partner organisations to improve the effectiveness and reach of our work. Working together, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town is better able to realise its goals and vision. Here are some of the partner organisations we work with:
Scalabrini Institute For Human Migration In Africa (SIHMA)
The Scalabrini Institute for Human Migration in Africa (SIHMA) is located within the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town and is a research organization operating under the umbrella of the Scalabrini network. SIHMA conducts research that contributes to the development of informed policies that ensure the rights and dignity of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Africa.
Consortium For Refugees And Migrants In South Africa (CoRMSA)
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) is a registered non-profit organization tasked with promoting and protecting refugee and migrant rights. It is comprised of a number of member organizations including legal practitioners, research units, and refugee and migrant communities. The Consortium’s mandate involves strengthening the partnerships between refugee and migrant service providers to provide improved co-ordination of activities.
Citizen Rights In Africa Initiative
The Citizen Rights in Africa Initiative website is a resource for all those working to ensure respect for the right to a nationality and an end to statelessness on the African continent. The website contains a database on nationality and statelessness in Africa featuring national laws and subsidiary legislation, reports and academic articles, news stories and blog postings, and other resources.
International Detention Coalition (IDC)
The International Detention Coalition (IDC) is a unique global network, of over 300 civil society organizations and individuals in more than 70 countries, that advocate for, research and provide direct services to refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants affected by immigration detention.
Global Action To Prevent And Address Trafficking In Persons And The Smuggling Of Migrants
The Global Action to Prevent and Address Trafficking in Persons and the Smuggling of Migrants (GLO.ACT) was a four-year (2015-2019), €11 million joint initiative by the European Union and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The project was implemented in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and reached thirteen countries across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Connected Learning In Crisis Consortium
The Connected Learning Consortium aims to promote, coordinate, collaborate and/or support the provision of quality higher education in contexts of conflict, crisis and displacement through connected learning by sharing and disseminating knowledge, experience and evidence; developing innovative and good practice; and ensuring accountability to students and their communities in order to foster self-reliance.