Pathways to care: IDPs seeking health support and justice for sexual and gender-based violence through social connections in Garowe and Kismayo, Somalia and South Kivu, DRC
Journal article published in the Journal Migration and Health by DiSoCo team members from the University of Edinburgh, the Université Evangélique en Afrique (DRC) and the Somali Institute for Development and Research (Somalia).
Op-Ed by DiSoCO Co-Investigator Jo Vearey and Research Fellows Rebecca Walker, Dustin Lakika and Tackson Makandwa based at the University of the Witwatersrand, along with Diego Iturralde at Stats SA, co-chair of the South African Migration and Urbanisation Forum and former chair of the UN expert group on international migration statistics.
“Let’s manage the stressor today” exploring the mental health response to forced migrants in Johannesburg, South Africa
Journal Article published in the International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care by DiSoCO Research Fellow Rebecca Walker and Co-Investigator Jo Vearey and based at the African Centre for Migration and Society (ACMS), The University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Project Overview by project partner: Somali Institute For Development Research And Analysis (SIDRA)
Post by DiSoCO Co-Investigator Jo Vearey and Research Fellow Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Drones, dinghies and an army helicopter – why the state’s new toys won’t help South Africa’s response to Covid-19
Op-Ed by DiSoCO Co-Investigator Jo Vearey and Research Fellow Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand, along with Sally Ganda at the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town and Francois Venter head of Ezintsha at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Study from one of our project partners SIDRA on the status of COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Somalia, assesses the existing opportunities and challenges to the COVID-19 mass vaccination and proposes policy options and recommendations to address the identified rollout gaps for COVID-19 immunisation
Elise Griede, senior MHPSS advisor from ARQ National Psychotrauma Centre talks about the GCRF funded project.
No country for poor people: South African government must act on its motto of ‘saving lives and protecting livelihoods’
Op-Ed by one of our Research Fellows Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand, and her colleague Elsa Oliveira on the impact of covid lockdown and xenophobia on refugee women in Johannesburg.
“Your home is the place you can’t return to, and the place where you are doesn’t appear to want you”
Blog post by one of our Research Fellows Rebecca Walker based at the University of the Witwatersrand.