RRN Research Snapshot: Congolese Refugee Young People in Uganda Rely on Their Own Capacities


Dr. Christina Clark-Kazak, Associate Professor of International Studies at York University’s Glendon College

Many people see refugee young people only as vulnerable persons lacking their own capacities and in need of protection. In reality, refugee young people respond purposefully to violence and constraints that they face. Governments and humanitarian organizations can improve their protection responses to so-called forced migration by paying more attention to individuals’ self-protection strategies.

You can download the summary here:  Clark-Kazak – Research Summary

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