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Quite simply, women generally cannot afford to retire as soon or as comfortably as their male counterparts — if at all. In this article, I provide a brief overview of some of the factors contributing to the gender pension gap, together with suggested solutions to...

South Africa has a well-developed system of social assistance grants that are, partly by design, paid out mainly to women. The prioritisation of social assistance in the national budget is in line with Section 27(1) of the Constitution, which states that “everyone has the right...