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Gender and economic policy in a democratic South Africa

Frene Ginwala

Gender and economic policy in a democratic South Africa

by Frene Ginwala

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Published by Development Policy and Practice, Technology Faculty, Open University in [Milton Keynes, U.K.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Women in development -- South Africa.,
    • Sex discrimination in employment -- South Africa.,
    • South Africa -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-29).

      Statementby Frene Ginwala, Maureen Mackintosh, and Doreen Massey.
      SeriesDPP working paper ;, no. 21
      ContributionsMackintosh, Maureen., Massey, Doreen B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC59.69 .D68 no. 21, HQ1240.5.S6 .D68 no. 21
      The Physical Object
      Pagination29 p.
      Number of Pages29
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1646367M
      LC Control Number91202817

      Thandi Matthews. Thandi Matthews is an attorney with experience in the private and public legal sectors in South Africa. She is a Senior Legal Officer at the South African Human Rights Commission, focusing on the progressive realisation of socio-economic rights by various state and non-state actors. Africa Gender Equality Index – Empowering African Women: An Agenda for Action ( MB) - Bank Group Gender Strategy ( MB) Operationalising Gender Mainstreaming at the African Development Bank Group ( kB) The Gender Policy ( kB).

      South African Politics: An Introduction OUP Southern Africa The book approaches South African politics through a democratic development perspective. The question of what are South Africa's prospects for democratic consolidation forms the underlying thread throughout the book. In South Africa during the 80s, a robust struggle for gender equal ity waged by women's organization s seemed to augur well for a resilient and autonomous women's movement in the post - apartheid Author: Desiree Lewis.

      South Africa ranks fourth out of 87 countries covered by the Social Institutions and Gender Index of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and is currently the highest ranked country in Africa in this index. This high ranking reflects the steps taken by the country to achieve gender equality and improve women’s rights. Women’s political participation and economic empowerment in post-conflict countries 3 Tribute to Jeanne d’Arc Mihigo Jeanne d’Arc Mihigo, member of the research team in Rwanda and co-author of the Rwandan case study, died tragically in the crash of the Hewa Bora Airways flight in Kisangani, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in July


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Gender and economic policy in a democratic South Africa by Frene Ginwala Download PDF EPUB FB2

Like its young citizens, year-old democratic South Africa has made some significant gains towards imagining an ideal and inclusive society.

But there is a lot more work to be done to realise. In the forth essay in the series Radical Agendas in South Africa, writer and academic Shireen Hassim writes that economic policy debates simply pay lip-service to the gendered forms of production and reproduction, leaving these connections to be made by the small number of overburdened feminist activists.

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South Africa and are more likely to be unemployed or underemployed. The challenge is to ensure that South Africa’s macro economic strategy promotes economic growth and sufficiently addresses the differential impact of macro-economic policy on various groups of people depending on class, race, age, gender, location and disability.

Access to File Size: KB. This book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive assessment of South Africa's economic policies and performance under democracy. The book includes a stand-alone introduction and economic overview, as well as chapters on growth, monetary and exchange rate policy and fiscal policy, on capital flows and trade policy, on investment and industrial 4/5(1).

Fiscal Policies and Gender Equality Historically, women around the world have had fewer opportunities than men in education, employment, health care, and politics.

The moral argument for gender equality is clear, and the economic evidence is mounting. x South Africa’s macro economic strategies must sufficiently address the economic empowerment of women to counter the continued underemployment and unemployment of women. x South Africa has a high level of illiteracy.

Women feature prominently in File Size: KB. GENDER AND ECONOMIC POLICY IN A DEMOCRATIC SOUTH AFRICA Frene Ginwala, Maureen Mackintosh and Doreen Massey Introduction In Aprilapproximately 50 economists associated with the ANC and the mass democratic movement met in Harare to discuss the South African economy and policy options in a democratic South Africa.

South Africa successfully held its first democratic elections in April and the African National Congress (ANC) won with a majority vote to head the government of national unity.

In order to rebuild and transform the economy after years of apartheid regime’s economic isolation and financial sanctions which were enforced by the international community, Reconstruction and.

South Africa's economic policy has focused on controlling inflation while empowering a broader economic base; however, the country faces structural constraints that also limit economic growth, such as skills shortages, declining global competitiveness, and.

The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, after Nigeria. As a regional manufacturing hub, it is the most industrialized and diversified economy on the continent. South Africa is an upper-middle-income economy – one of only eight such countries in Africa.

Sinceat the end of over twelve years of international sanctions, South Africa's Gross Domestic Country group: Developing/Emerging, Upper. Schwindt-Bayer LA. Still supermadres. Gender and the policy priorities of Latin American legislators. American Journal of Political Science. ; – doi: /jx. Scribner D, Lambert PA.

Constitutionalizing difference: A case study analysis of gender provisions in Botswana and South Africa. Politics & by:   It argues that although the democratic project has made considerable strides to enhance the well‐being of the society, socio‐economic challenges of unemployment, poverty, and inequalities still persists in the contemporary South Africa—hence South Africa's governing party mantra of radical socio‐economic by: 2.

Feminism in South Africa has been shaped by struggles for political and racial equality, as well as by national and transnational struggles for gender equality. Woman in South Africa have historically faced a myriad of state-facilitated and socially-practiced discrimination including pay.

POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND THE NATURE OF. ECONOMIC GROWTH IN SOUTH AFRICA. DEVELOPMENT POLICY RESEARCH UNIT. HAROON BHORAT. Development Policy Research Unit. @ CARLENE VAN DER WESTHUIZEN. Development Policy Research Unit. [email protected] Working Paper 12/ ISBN.

especially when gender inequality is deeply rooted in the private sphere. To foster governance that actively promotes gender equality, what is needed is a far more conscious attempt by women in the state to set an agenda for change and to follow through with policy impacts, as File Size: KB.

Race, gender, age, physical ability and physical location are strong indicators of poverty and disadvantage, according to Statistics South Africa’s report Poverty Trends in South Africa: An Examination of Absolute Poverty between and Section 26 of the Constitution sets out the right to adequate housing in South Africa.

This signals a new era in South Africa, and is mainly down to the ANCs undoubted dedication to gender equality and the introduction of its quota in national elections. However despite the leaps forward in gender equality the fight for women’s rights is far from over and it is in the rural areas that the discrimination is most severely felt by.

Book Description. Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic laws. In Africa, women make up much of Africa’s poorest and most marginalized population, and as such are often prevented from.

Looking at the economy through a gender lens, the contributors investigate the antecedents and consequences of the ongoing crisis as well as the recovery policies adopted in selected countries.

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