The policy dialogue "Towards improving forced migrants' access to health and psychosocial rights in urban South Africa" took place on the 30th of November 2011. The dialogue focused on a range of obstacles that migrants face in South Africa as well as various recommendations that might ameliorate these difficulties. The dialogue was attended by 47 members of migrant communities, government, civil society and academia coming together. This report summaries the key sentiments and themes of this dialogue.
Iriann Freemantle is an Associate Researcher with the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand. She holds a PhD in Migration Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand.