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13 October 2020

Anti-refugee prejudice in the Western Cape: solutions for hardship and hatred

Daily Maverick

By Steven Gordon• 12 October 2020

Life has only seemed to become harder for refugees and asylum seekers in the Western Cape. There are reports that many vulnerable migrants are denied access to relief programmes and healthcare. A special report on xenophobia highlights the negative effects of xenophobia on the everyday lives of non-nationals in South Africa.

Communication efforts should target those media platforms that act as prime sources of information on immigration such as television and radio. Based on the attitude segmentation data, the Human Sciences Research Council is working with civil society to develop efficient and focused communication campaigns.

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