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Mexico, farm workers, gender equality, Solidarity Center

Abelina Ramirez: ‘Through Our Unity, We Will Win’

While helping farmworkers organize into unions in Mexico’s northern coastal state of Baja California, Abelina Ramírez holds workshops on labor rights, including gender equality. Ramírez, who has picked berries for 13 years in the region after migrating from her home ...
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South Africa, miners, mine workers, Solidarity Center, migrant workers, human rights

South Africa Miners Formed Union ‘to Fight Exploitation’

When Joe Montisetse came to South Africa from Botswana to work in gold mines in the early 1980s, he saw a black pool of water deep in a mine that signified deadly methane. Yet after he brought up the issue ...
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