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2022 Experiences of people with disabilities during Covid-19 in South Africa: the exacerbation of disadvantage

This policy brief presents some of the economic and social well-being experiences and perceptions of people with disabilities during the pan...

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2021 Conclusion


2021 "Dancing on the ceiling": young Black entrepreneurs leveraging capitals across sub-fields in Johannesburg tourism

Rather than framing the South African youth unemployment debate in deficit terms, highlighting a lack of skills, educational and economic gr...