statement to the meeting of CosAtU and other organizations of 22 August 2005 by communities.
Duduzile Zamantungwa Mabaso argues that after ten years of democracy, women in South Africa still lead a life of poverty.
Zambia has set a precedent as the ﬁrst African country to form a national alliance of informal sector workers. The alliance aims to strengthen the voice of workers in the informal economy, to unite and engage with policy makers at all levels of government. The informal economy has grown tremendously in the past few years. In Southern Africa, women make up the majority of this sector – 60%-80%.
Adopted at the Founding Conference of the Federation of South African Women Johannesburg, 17 April 1954(1)
Lennie Gentle looks at the relationship between trade unions and other sections of the mass movement, at the ideological contestation in the labour movements and the liberation struggle, and the current debates about the role of trade unions.