Labour and Livelihoods

Labour and Livelihoods

This research theme explores intersections between migration, mobility, labour and livelihoods in southern Africa.

Labour and Livelihoods Projects

Sex work is work

Sex work – the consensual sale of sex between adults – is an important livelihood activity for some migrants in South Africa. In this research area, we explore intersections between sex work, migration, health and well-being.

Artisanal Small-Scale Mining & Well-Being

In this project we examine one form of informal work, small scale and artisanal mining and explore its connection to the urban economi(es), both formal and informal.