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Gender inequality rife in South Africa, says Artisan Training Centre

Gender inequality rife in South Africa, says Artisan Training Centre

According to Sean Jones, CEO of black empowered training institute, Artisan Training Institute (ATI), “The South African gender pay gap is estimated, on average, to be between 15 to 17%.” Jones said ATI is tackling gender inequality in the workplace by pushing to train more woman artisans, thereby, broadening the potential talent pool in South Africa.

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Women’s Day can be a patronising affair

Closer to home, Women’s Day or Women’s Month in South Africa has strong political roots, but generally, it is about striving for even handedness.

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Oscar’s judgment belittles women

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The six-year sentence imposed by Judge Masipa is woefully inadequate given the nature of the crime committed, and in the commission’s considered view, fails to convey the necessary message of deterrence against perpetrators of similar lethal violence in future, especially against women.

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Equality for women is light years away

Equality for women is light years away

Men dominate in all the highest fields: Men control the engineering, scientific and financial worlds. Women are victims of occupational segregation and dominate lower paid areas, such as the caring professions of teaching and nursing.

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