Breaking Barriers

 
Breaking Barriers March 2021

Breaking Barriers March 2021

BREAKINGBARRIERSMARCH2021 Quarterly Report March 2021 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE The Sector as a Gear for Inclusive Growth The impact of COVID-19 on the South African economy is hard to overstate. GDP growth is projected to hit a 90-year low, and youth unemployment is at its...
Breaking Barriers November 2020

Breaking Barriers November 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSNOVEMBER2020 Quarterly Report November 2020 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE In this edition of Breaking Barriers, we explore opportunities for digital and ICT work that are accessible to unemployed youth, and what barriers must be removed for this to be a viable...
Breaking Barriers August 2020

Breaking Barriers August 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSAugust 2020 The case for investing in women has never been more urgent. Of the 3 million job losses as a result of COVID-19 in South Africa, two-thirds are women. While the deck has always been stacked against women, COVID-19 has brought into sharp...
Breaking Barriers June 2020

Breaking Barriers June 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSJune 2020 South Africa’s 58% youth unemployment rate was already a crisis, even before the arrival of COVID-19. Young people will struggle even more now as economists predict a “lockdown generation” facing reduced employment prospects, disrupted...
Breaking Barriers February 2020

Breaking Barriers February 2020

BREAKINGBARRIERSFEBRUARY 2020 Quarterly Employment Report February 2020 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE The familiar promise of more – more schooling, more skills, more training – no longer leads to more opportunity for South Africa’s youth. Pathways from education systems to...
Breaking Barriers October 2019

Breaking Barriers October 2019

BREAKING BARRIERS OCTOBER 2019 Quarterly Employment Report October 2019 VIEW REPORT ARCHIVE South Africa has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world. Each year, nearly 2/3 of youth who exit the schooling system are not in any system of further...