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Female entrepreneurs vital to economy Network / 5 December 2019, 06:00am / Lyse Comins Ithala Development Finance Corporation’s (IDFC) 2019 Imbokodo Iyazenzela Awards winners were Nokuthula Memela, first runner-up from Kokstad, councillor Vusi Mngadi; Pearl Bengu IDFC Group chief executive; Philisiwe Mkhonza, winner from Vryheid; Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs MEC Nomusa Dube-Ncube and Sibongiseni Mthethwa, second runner-up from Pietermaritzburg.
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December 4, 2019 Photo: Depositphotos.com MPs on Tuesday voted to bring in a 30% quota for the number of women on listed companies’ supervisory boards. It’s a step which has been years in the making and one that is not supported by the biggest coalition party – the VVD. In addition, the motion does not place any requirement on company management boards with regard to women, although the government has a 30% target. Here’s a round up of reactions.
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Men today are as likely as women to say they need to have time off work to care for babies, aging parents or sick family members, new data show. Yet men are much less likely than women to actually take leave if it’s not paid — and even if it is paid, they take much shorter leaves than women do. This is true even though many men say they want to share caregiving responsibilities equally, and despite the fact that they are more likely than women to have access to paid leave.
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