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Please note that there are two different conference venues:
June 14/15 - Century City Conference Centre
June 16 - Kirstenbosch Conference Centre (transportation available)
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Wednesday, June 14 • 18:00 - 20:00
Understanding the influence of risk and protective factors on DRC refugee youth in Durban - Kassa Barakamfitiye

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Understanding the influence of risk and protective factors on DRC refugee youth in Durban
Presenter: Kassa Barakamfitiye (University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa)
Introduction: The research was conducted on 8 DRC refugee youth living in Durban. They explained the different risk and protective factors in which they live with and are exposed to daily.
Methods: The study forms a smaller part of a larger research project. This study used a qualitative approach. A sample size of 8 participants were conveniently and purposively chosen from the larger project. Data collection took the form of one on one interviews, the data was analyzed using thematic analysis.
Findings: Participants reported that they face a number of challenges including xenophobia and economic difficulties. They also reported have support structures that help them cope with challenges.  


Wednesday June 14, 2017 18:00 - 20:00
Century City Conference Centre Western Cape Town, South Africa

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