Violence, Discrimination and Barriers to Health for Migrants in South Africa
December 7, 2009

This 89-page report describes how harassment, lack of documentation, and the credible fear of deportation prevent many newcomers from seeking medical treatment even though South African law and policy state that asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants have a right to care. Those who do seek treatment are often mistreated and verbally abused by health care workers and denied care or charged unlawful fees.

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ISBN: 1-56432-579-2