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Levelling the playing field: WhizzKids United promoting gender equality
 
Written by Farrar, T. | 27 February 10
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South Africa's 6th-place standing in the World Economic Forum's 2009 Gender Gap Index shows that the country's egalitarian policies are bearing fruit in the labour market. However, not included in the index's indicators are the disproportionately high HIV infection rates amongst women, and the shockingly high levels of gender-based and sexual violence. Clearly, the nation is far from gender parity when
these factors are considered, and both women and men both need to be equally empowered personally and socially.

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ISBN978-1-920550-41-7
PublisherGender Links
Edition8th Edition
Year of publication2010
OnlineYes
Physical ResourceYes
Physical LocationGMDC Library
Place of PublicationJohannesburg
Classification No302.230968WAL
 
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