Women Effect In Business

Internationally, March is women’s month and according to some global measures South Africa has something to celebrate. Apparently, women here are making advances at the top of the corporate ladder, though this may be scant consolation if you’re stuck at the bottom and can’t get a leg up. International research from NGO, Catalyst – based […]

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The Clothing Bank : A Business LaunchPad For Unemployed Women

THE Clothing Bank opened its fifth outlet in South Africa, based in Durban, on Friday last week. The local non-profit organisation (NPO), which focuses on developing sustainable business practices amongst underprivileged self-employed businesswomen through a pioneering method, is gaining increasing national reach. The NPO also has branches in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Paarl and Hermanus. The […]

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Women Inc: How To Empower Working Mums?

A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes,” writes Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in her book, Lean In. Latest research by Regus, the flexible workspace provider, confirms that mind-sets are rapidly changing as 83% of South African firms believe companies that will […]

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