Social Justice

Social Justice

A Sickening Society

While waste and energy grab the headlines, there is another threat to our way of life whose consequences are at least as severe. Our society is sick and without the proper treatment it will only get worse.

  • Symptom: increasing spread of HIV
  • Highest prevalence: intravenous drug users (IDUs), sex workers
  • At risk groups: wider population, tourists
  • Vectors: shared syringes, unsafe sex

Won't You Help to Sing?

No matter how much we try to ignore it, the undeniable truth is that the vast majority of us in Mauritius are the descendants of slaves and servants. Some were sold into slavery by pirates, others were convinced to sell themselves into servitude by deception. French colonialists were largely responsible for the former and British colonialists for the latter. We are now an independent nation but do we ever reflect on the degree to which this cultural legacy lives on? Download audio