Women’s job crisis fix found in the public purse

Marking what could be confirmation that South Africa’s jobs crisis has started to wane after the pandemic’s onslaught, the country’s unemployment rate has retreated for the second consecutive quarter.

Data released by Statistics South Africa this week shows the unemployment rate fell to 33.9%, bucking expectations that the jobless level would tick up amid the second-quarter economic headwinds.

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