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Cape Town - The majority of women in South Africa are still not gaining in terms of job placements in the economy, according to Sean Jones, CEO of the Artisan Training Institute (ATI), a black empowerment company.

He said, while legislation has been passed to push for more employment of women in the workplace, it appears SA is lagging when compared to its peers.

In his view, the benefits employers are experiencing in training more women artisans include a widening of the skills net and in his experience women perform well in the engineering trades.

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