Based on a workshop held on 24th November 2015, Pretoria
On the 24th of November 2015, SALO facilitated a dialogue in Pretoria on Persons with Disabilities in Africa with a Special Focus on Migrants. The main speakers included Ms. Anneline Sigamone – Deputy Director, Redeeming Hope for the Disabled; Mr. Brian Muziringa- Chairperson, Migrants Disabled Rights Networking Movement; and Reverend Gift Moerane, of the South African Council of Churches (SACC). The dialogue was enhanced by the participation of a representative and involved grouping of participants including differently-abled members of civil society, migrants affected by disabilities, policy makers as well as academics and members of the public. Notably, Mr. Reggie Ditsele- Directorate: Gender and Transformation, Department of Home Affairs, actively participated in the discussion around differently-abled migrants and the challenges they face; as well as the issue of South Africa’s migration policy and processes.
Read Policy Brief here: Policy Brief 6 – 24 Nov 2015