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47 Commercial Street
Cape Town 8001
South Africa

+27 21 465 6433


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Sally Gandar

Added on: Jan 26, 2020

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2020

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Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town views migration as an opportunity. With this ethos, the organisation works to assist with the integration of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in South Africa.

The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town’s vision is to foster the cultural, social and economic integration of migrants, refugees and South Africans into local society. Perceiving migration as an opportunity, the Scalabrini Centre of Cape  Town is committed to alleviating poverty and promoting development in the Western Cape while fostering integration between migrants, refugees and South Africans. In providing our assistance, we advocate respect for human rights and use a holistic approach that considers all basic needs.


Sally Gandar

Sally is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She specializes in human rights with experience in refugee rights, land and housing, equality and non-discrimination, and customary law. Sally currently heads up the Advocacy Programme at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town. The Programme operates a paralegal clinic, as well as engaging in strategic litigation, high level advocacy, and communications advocacy. Scalabrini has been a key litigant in the refugee rights sector in South Africa. Sally also works as an independent consultant on environmental and human rights defender matters.

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