Breaking Barriers

 
Breaking Barriers: August 2021

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers: August 2021

BREAKINGBARRIERS Quarterly Report August 2021 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE Young women and children: first or last? The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young women’s employment. This Women’s Month, we continue to highlight the barriers and challenges faced by young women in...
Facing into the future of work

Breaking Barriers

Facing into the future of work

BREAKINGBARRIERS Quarterly Report June 2021 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE Several prior editions of Breaking Barriers have shared data and research on jobless growth and zig-zagging pathways to employment, as well as promising solutions for these challenges. The COVID-19...
Breaking Barriers March 2021

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers March 2021

BREAKINGBARRIERSMARCH2021 Quarterly Report March 2021 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE The Sector as a Gear for Inclusive Growth The impact of COVID-19 on the South African economy is hard to overstate. GDP growth is projected to hit a 90-year low, and youth unemployment is at its...
Breaking Barriers November 2020

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers November 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSNOVEMBER2020 Quarterly Report November 2020 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE In this edition of Breaking Barriers, we explore opportunities for digital and ICT work that are accessible to unemployed youth, and what barriers must be removed for this to be a viable...
Breaking Barriers August 2020

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers August 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSAugust 2020 The case for investing in women has never been more urgent. Of the 3 million job losses as a result of COVID-19 in South Africa, two-thirds are women. While the deck has always been stacked against women, COVID-19 has brought into sharp...
Breaking Barriers June 2020

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers June 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSJune 2020 South Africa’s 58% youth unemployment rate was already a crisis, even before the arrival of COVID-19. Young people will struggle even more now as economists predict a “lockdown generation” facing reduced employment prospects, disrupted...