Gender inequality is one of the conventional wisdoms of the world, where victimhood is pushed remorselessly. Issues of race or gender are highly politicised and emotional. They are also replete with instances of cherry-picking statistics or skewing how one assesses the issue.
A narrow interpretation of statistics, aimed at proving disadvantage, will always deliver the desired result. For instance, researchers will look at the construction or mining industries to prove women are disadvantaged More
The Civil Engineering Contractor tracks infrastructural opportunities and developments in Africa. It has been the mouthpiece of the South African Civil Engineering industry for more than 50 years. The magazine traverses boundaries to provide accurate, factual and independent information for all engineers and contractors involved in infrastructure. More