migrant workers

 
Despite legislation, workers’s rights are still abused
Despite legislation, workers’s rights are still abused
The call for the expropriation of land without compensation emerged again in the Economic Freedom Fighters’ call for poor people to occupy vacant...
[Video]Leaving home means leaving family - and could have health implications
[Video]Leaving home means leaving family - and could have health implications
Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.
Plant, pick, pack: Finding Mpumalanga's missing fruit pickers
Plant, pick, pack: Finding Mpumalanga's missing fruit pickers
Orange juice spills over three-year-old Vultari Chauke’s chin. In her tiny, sticky hand are two more segments of fruit — she’s holding on...
Sharing the land among those who work it
Sharing the land among those who work it
The land is not just the dusty earth on which we stand. It is a kinship with our ancestors. It is an affirmation of self. It is the aspiration...
Uganda bans deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia
Uganda bans deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia
Hundreds of women enticed by prospects of well-paid domestic worker jobs in Saudi Arabia have returned home to Uganda with horrifying tales of...
Migrant workers: The human right to access health care
Migrant workers: The human right to access health care
This is according to Mpilo Nkomo, officer in charge at the International Organization for Migration's (IOM) office in Musina.
Security doesn't flow across the river
Security doesn't flow across the river
Many women from Zimbabwe come to South Africa looking for work on farms near the border. They arrive in South Africa illegally by crossing the...
Migrants flee Italian town as pope condemns violence
Migrants flee Italian town as pope condemns violence
More than 1 000 Africans fled a southern Italian town over the weekend after a wave of violence against migrant farm workers as Pope Benedict XVI...
Social insecurity
Social insecurity
In 2001 Alfred Nkhambule went blind instantly when fine gold stones peppered his eyes while working at a gold mine in Carletonville, outside...

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