Stories about Labor from August, 2016
"I dream every night that my parents and brothers and sisters are looking for me. I wake up every morning crying."
"I know how important are a few hundred rupees in an impoverished person’s life. It means food, medicine and security."
Tiempo Muerto, or “The Dead Season,” can be so brutal on farmers that more than a quarter of a million people—a whopping 385,000 sugar workers—are affected on Negros Island alone.
Nicaragua has the highest cervical cancer death rate in the Americas —and women must face down societal pressure even to get treated.