May 2008

INDIA: Tobacco related deaths in India rising

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:41+02:00 May 21st, 2008|May 2008|

India is in the midst of a catastrophic epidemic of smoking deaths, which is expected to cause about one million deaths a year. The new study by the Centre for Global Health Research at the University of Toronto is the most comprehensive study ever done on the impact of smoking in India. Currently about 104

Workers day – May 1

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:41+02:00 May 21st, 2008|May 2008|

South African Workers' Day is celebrated on 1 May. The date is also celebrated around the world as International Workers Day. The commemoration of such a day is to bear testament to the vital role workers have played in fighting for human rights and social justice over decades when workers protested for better wages and

EDITORIAL COMMENT – May 2008

By | 2017-11-09T15:54:41+02:00 May 21st, 2008|May 2008|

Advocating for workers rightsIn May we focus on workers and the role they played in fighting for human rights and social justice. The South African working class has been at the forefront of the struggle for a democratic, non-racial and non-sexist nation. We draw awareness to the many challenges that still confront the working class