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Latest items for South Africa

Nov. 10, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ATFPA-PRACTICE-2

"It has been estimated that in middle-income countries such as the Republic of Korea and South Africa, unpaid care work represents the equivalent of 15% of gross domestic product (GDP) if it were valued in monetary terms (as when such services are subject to market transactions"(3)
Nov. 10, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: CL-DATA-1

"It has been estimated that in middle-income countries such as the Republic of Korea and South Africa, unpaid care work represents the equivalent of 15% of gross domestic product (GDP) if it were valued in monetary terms (as when such services are subject to market transactions"(3)
Nov. 10, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: CL-PRACTICE-1

"It has been estimated that in middle-income countries such as the Republic of Korea and South Africa, unpaid care work represents the equivalent of 15% of gross domestic product (GDP) if it were valued in monetary terms (as when such services are subject to market transactions"(3)
Nov. 10, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: DLB-DATA-1

"It has been estimated that in middle-income countries such as the Republic of Korea and South Africa, unpaid care work represents the equivalent of 15% of gross domestic product (GDP) if it were valued in monetary terms (as when such services are subject to market transactions"(3)
Oct. 17, 2017, 7:05 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: LRW-PRACTICE-2, IIP-PRACTICE-2

"One male vendor from Durban said that abuse was 'specifically targeting female traders'...Another in the same focus group continued: 'There is abuse here on the streets especially towards women traders. They do not report these actions because they are afraid. We are dealing with a case of a woman who has been sexually abused for many years and she kept quiet about it because she was afraid. The sad part is that this has been going on for many years making her life unbearable'" (24).
Oct. 17, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
Countries: Ghana, India, Kenya, Peru, South Africa
Variables: SMES-DATA-1

"Earnings [among street vendors] also vary according to marital status: widows have the lowest median monthly earnings (68 USD) and those who never married have the highest (101 USD)" (12). This data is based on a survey of street venders that was conducted in Accra Ghana, Ahmedabad, India, Durban, South Africa, Lima, Peru and Nakuru, Kenya (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 17, 2017, 7 a.m.
Countries: Ghana, India, Kenya, Peru, South Africa
Variables: AFE-DATA-1

"Among street vendors in the five cities, men have significantly higher levels of education than women. While nearly one quarter of all women in the sample have no schooling at all, less than 1 per cent of men have no school at all; and more than half (56 per cent) of women have primary education or less, while one quarter of men have primary or less. Education levels are especially low in Ahmedabad, where 60 per cent of the all-female sample has never been to school" (11). This data is based on a survey of street venders that was conducted in Accra Ghana, Ahmedabad, India, Durban, South Africa, Lima, Peru ...more
Oct. 17, 2017, 6:57 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ERBG-DATA-5

"Among street vendors in the five cities, men have significantly higher levels of education than women. While nearly one quarter of all women in the sample have no schooling at all, less than 1 per cent of men have no school at all; and more than half (56 per cent) of women have primary education or less, while one quarter of men have primary or less" (11). The survey was conducted in Accra Ghana, Ahmedabad, India, Durban, South Africa, Lima, Peru and Nakuru, Kenya (TPJ - CODER COMMENT). "Overall, women are nearly twice as likely as men to sell produce, and men are nearly twice as likely as women to ...more
Sept. 25, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-6

8.0
Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

2.0
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

“A particularly high level of single-parent families is in South Africa where close to 40 percent of the children live with their mothers only and about 4 percent live with their fathers only” (para 6).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … South Africa (59 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

7.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

8.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: PW-SCALE-1

3.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ABO-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ATC-SCALE-1

0.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: ATC-SCALE-2

1.0
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: CONST-SCALE-1

2.0