FMF NEWSLETTER 9 May 2019

09 May 2019
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FMF NEWSLETTER 9 May 2019   
 
ARTICLE of the week  

Free women, free the economy MPIYAKHE DHLAMINI

In South Africa it is well known that women suffer the brunt of our many socio-economic issues. This is largely how females are viewed across South African culture, rather than as a matter of law. According to the Economic Freedom of the World index, South Africa scores 1.0, the highest possible score, according to the gender adjustment variable.

This variable measures the extent to which women are treated relative to men under the law.

Not surprisingly, the bulk of countries that score poorly are in the Middle East. South Africa has full constitutionally-enshrined equality between men and women. A good thing too, since this is the second most important variable after low inflation for those countries that want to boost their economic growth.

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