Will the decriminalisation of adult prostitution do more harm than good?

Will the decriminalisation of adult prostitution do more harm than good?

In December 2017, a resolution to decriminalise adult prostitution was adopted at the ANC National Elective Conference. The adoption of the resolution signals an intention to completely depart from the current South African legal position that prostitution and all prostitution-related activities are criminal offences.

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South Africa’s national minimum wage could hurt small firms and rural workers

South Africa’s national minimum wage could hurt small firms and rural workers

South Africa will formally adopt a national minimum wage of US$1.5 (ZAR20.00) per hour on Workers’ Day next year. There are questions as to whether this is enough to be termed a victory for the country’s working poor? If historical trends continue, our research shows that this might be beneficial for some workers. Others, especially those in small firms and rural areas, may not be so fortunate.

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