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Farm workers

Card image 17 November 2023 GroundUp

Spoekiesdorp families haunted by past evictions and uncertain future

“Many of us are here because we were evicted from farms. We were dumped here”

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Card image 20 November 2023 GroundUp

Farm worker family evicted, belongings dumped on the side of the road

“I am broken” says Jan Marthinus, in tears after his family was left homeless

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Card image 09 November 2023 GroundUp

Women farm workers demand meeting with Minister of Agriculture

Women on Farms Project marched to Parliament on Wednesday

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24 October 2023 IOL

How farmers pocket worker’s millions

CW’s work focused on the plight of people who live and/or work in farming communities, specifically in the Western Cape.

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Card image 09 September 2023 GroundUp

Farm workers march against pesticides

They call on European company to stop exporting EU-banned pesticides to South Africa

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Card image 25 July 2023 Food for Mzansi

Farm dwellers: Moladora case opens up a can of worms

In a battle of grazing cattle by farm dwellers versus public property rights, Agri SA has slammed the 2022 judgment handed down in the Land Claims Court which the industry body says will have far-r…

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Card image 13 July 2023 The Conversation

San and Khoe skeletons: how a South African university sought to restore dignity and redress the past

Hopefully more curators and custodians of repositories of human skeletal remains will attempt to redress some of the wrongs of the past.

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30 June 2023 IOL

Farmworker organisation lauds Labour Court finding in unfair dismissal case

A farmworker was fired for speaking and showing her payslip to to a Swedish magazine on the working conditions in South Africa.

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Card image 27 April 2023 African Arguments

Farmworkers feel heat as SA wine industry eyes climate change

As vineyards in South Africa strategise to keep the wine flowing amid climate change, farmworkers fear more extreme conditions.

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Card image 01 May 2023 The Citizen

Workers’ Day: Parliament acknowledges farm labourers plight and unemployment

Despite progress in protecting workers rights and improving working conditions South Africa's unemployment rate remains high.

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