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The G20 needs more women
The G20 needs more women
As an organisation, the G20 — which this year celebrated its 20th anniversary — represented two-thirds of the world’s...
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
UN agency adopts convention on harrassment at work
Through our work at the Women’s Legal Centre and the Legal Resources Centre, we know that women are negatively affected by the dominant economic...
How CNN reported on 'child slaves' who were not really enslaved
How CNN reported on 'child slaves' who were not really enslaved
On March 1, CNN aired a video report titled, Freeing the child slaves of Lake Volta, which followed a succession of similar "docufictions" and publications...
Hope for domestic workers
Hope for domestic workers
Maria Mahlangu had been a domestic worker for two decades when she drowned in her employer’s pool. She was employed by the De Clercq family for...
Working dads can now take paternity leave for 10 days
Working dads can now take paternity leave for 10 days
Working South African dads are now entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their children.
‘Don’t punish teachers for a broken system’ — Equal Education
‘Don’t punish teachers for a broken system’ — Equal Education
Education lobby group Equal Education has contended that the education sector should not be declared an essential service in its submission to the...
Hidden agenda?
Hidden agenda?
Work, ideally, should be decent. Respectable work in a safe environment with adequate remuneration is a goal to which most people aspire. The...
Going it alone
Going it alone
If there's one provision of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) that causes the Setas (sector education and training authorities) to...

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