S Africa female miners face sexual harassment

Female miners say sexual harassment, assault and rape are common underground.

    Mining executives from all over the world are meeting in South Africa to discuss the state of their industry.
     
    But the hosts have their hands full with a strike by tens of thousands of platinum miners.
     
    The miners have refused a new wage offer to end the week-long strike
     
    Meanwhile, female miners are complaining of sexual harassment underground.
     
    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Johannesburg. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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