Tag Archives: Gender

Silicosis Case: Thousands of Women Could Lose Out

  By Tanya Charles n the pending lawsuit against South Africa’s entire gold mining industry, thousands of women stand to lose out on the compensation due to the dependants of deceased miners because the care work they have done to sustain the mining labour force is invisible. In May 2016, the South Gauteng High Court […]

Of Jazz, Payments, Patriarchy and Fair Labour Practices

  ou may not yet have read Miles Keylock’s musings on the issues of payments to musicians. If you haven’t, you should: it’s a fine piece of writing. But its content – Keylock’s assertion that young musicians are cash-obsessed and egotistical – as well as the way he frames the debate, have stirred up significant […]