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South Africa has made great strides towards women empowerment since the 1956 staged march on the Union Buildings in Pretoria. However, the 2019 WEConnect International - Activity in South Africa Report showcases that inequality still exists in some areas. Scroll down for a summary of the report or to download the full report.
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Summary of the WEConnect International - Activity in South Africa Report
In addition to the inequality that still exists in some areas for women, the report also highlights that women entrepreneurs are more likely to be found operating in sectors like wholesale/retail (55%), and much less likely to be found in sectors like Financial Services/Professional Services (only 10%) and ICT (an alarming 0%).
Women getting a job in any industry, regardless of marital status or pregnancy
Women being provided with incentives to work, including benefits
of Women of working age are economically active
of entrepreneurs are women
With 72% more women than men having lost their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic, it is now more important than ever to turn our attention to enabling more women. As we know when women are empowered, they immeasurably improve the lives of everyone around them, their families, their communities, and their countries.
*Scores are determined criteria defined by the World Bank regarding whether a country’s legal framework prevents women from accessing certain rights, opportunities, or protections.