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"Oxfam’s 'outrage' over wealth inequality in India is wrong. It uses questionable metrics to judge the wealth of the rich as well as the poor", writes @IlaPatnaik . #ReadAndLearn https://t.co/er3XlB0WWX— Kanchan Gupta (@KanchanGupta) January 23, 2019
Girls are pulled out of school first when the money isn't available to pay fees, and women clock up hours of unpaid work looking after sick relatives when healthcare systems fail… If all the unpaid care work carried out by women across the globe was done by a single company, it would have an annual turnover of $10tn.
Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...
Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018
It was 'equal pay day' in the US on 10 April. That's how far into 2018 a woman had to work to earn what a man earned in 2017. Here's how to stand up for your rights to equal pay for equal work...
Leigh Andrews 16 Apr 2018
In recognition of the #EqualPayAct 55th anniversary, we're highlighting the fact that women still may not see equal pay until 2059, according to current projections. https://t.co/dXZICBpVRB pic.twitter.com/mD3vfzZ9Dn— IWPR (@IWPResearch) June 7, 2018
FNB has introduced QR code payments for consumers and sole proprietor businesses via the FNB Banking App...
23 Jan 2019
Another excellent, cashless visit to London. Paid for almost all transactions with Apple Pay on watch, including tube rides. So freeing and easy. (Only thing I felt bad about was not having cash to tip hotel staff.)— Dan Frommer (@fromedome) July 31, 2018
“Zim is almost completely a cashless economy. Report on payment systems from RBZ revealed that cash was responsible for only 2.05% of all monetary transactions. Means we are effecting 97.95% of all payments thru electronic means – cards, internet & mobile” https://t.co/qvJC1Fu23y— Nick mangwana (@nickmangwana) September 27, 2018
In 2019 we are going to see an even greater uptake in contactless payments as we transition towards a truly cashless society – this means that elements of everyday life will need to adapt, and the digital collection plate is an amazing example of tradition meeting technology.Cashless society may well be the future, especially in Africa, but we do need to be aware of the risk of increasing inequality in excluding large portions of the population when adapting new technology.