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Women running ethical businesses seen worse hit by COVID than men

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London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Women who run ethical businesses were harder hit by the pandemic than their male counterparts, a United Nations-backed survey found on Wednesday, raising fears of another sector where women bear the economic brunt of COVID-19. From factory floors to shops, women have endured greater job losses and wage cuts due to the […]

Businesses doing good can reboot ‘fairer’ Africa after coronavirus

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Johannesburg, South AfricaThomson Reuters Foundation Businesses doing good in Africa can create jobs for some of those hardest hit by the new coronavirus pandemic – the youth, women and the poor, British researchers said on Wednesday.  Social enterprises, or businesses with a social purpose, employ up to 41 million people across Africa, said a study […]