gender and mining

2. Modernity, Gender and Mining: Experiences from Papua

2 . Modernity, Gender and Mining 23 rigid policy of gender equity in employment would have been interpreted as an assault on customary gender relations. It is also highly unlikely that people, both male and , would support policies that require equal numbers of male and employees.

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Supervisor for PhD thesis on Women, Gender and Mining in

Supervisor for PhD thesis on Women, Gender and Mining in Ghana The PhD thesis of Rufai Haruna Kilu is planned to be defended at Luleå University of

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Gender in Zambian Mining: Women in Nonmetalliferous

hectares as part of mining in a community under local custom. A. Problems of Gender and Cultural Issues in Mining . With special reference to gender and cultural issues, mining operations are often perceived as widening gender disparities within

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Digging deep – inclusion and diversity in mining

Sep 26, 2017 · Newmont Mining Corporation''s Global Inclusion & Diversity Director is leading the company''s mission to change the industry for the better. We talk to Beatrice OpokuAsare about the challenges she''s faced on her career journey, the successes she''s enjoyed, her work on the board of International Women in Mining and her hopes for the future

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Gender and mining in Kenya: The case of Mukibira mines in

It also looks outwards from this one specific case study of KPC to evaluate the recently developed guidelines on gender in mining by the World Bank, Rio Tinto and Oxfam Australia. This thesis is

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Mapping Gender Based Violence and Mining Infrastructure in

Mapping gender based violence and mining infrastructure in Mongolian mining communities . This report details findings on the prevalence and nature of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in mining communities in South Gobi, Mongolia. Mongolia is undergoing a widespread and rapid minerals boom that is changing the social and cultural landscape of the

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Position Paper on Gender Justice and the Extractive Industries

whole. Gender justice is both an outcome and a process. to mining, oil, and gas companies, to governments, and to international financial institutions for achieving better gender equality outcomes and advancing women''s rights. Tackling gender inequality within the extractive industries demands a fundamental shift in how the industry is

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Striking Gold: Women in Mining Initiative in Papua New Guinea

the mining sector is genderbiased. 1. Whereas miningrelated benefits such as employment and income tend to be captured by men, the brunt of the negative impacts—social and environmental risks—largely falls upon women. Papua New Guinea, where mining is a strategic priority sector and a key foreign exchange earner, is no exception.

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GENDER AND THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES: PUTTING

GENDER AND THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES: PUTTING GENDER ON THE CORPORATE AGENDA . 2 GENDER AND THE ETRACTIE INDUSTRIES Women face systemic discrimination in all phases of an which is a benefit of mining, can have unintended consequences for

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Still a way to go to achieve gender balance in the mining

Apr 28, 2019 · Following the gender session held this at this year''s PDAC, where gender balance in the industry and the #MeTooMining initiative were discussed, the Responsible Mining Foundation issued a

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Mining Coal, Undermining Gender Mines Magazine

Mining Coal, Undermining Gender. Jessica Rolston thought a career in anthropology would involve studying exotic cultures around the world. Instead, the case study that launched her career was in her hometown, where an unusual number of women work in coal mining.

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Unlocking Opportunities for Women and Business

IFC''s new gender toolkit provides practical, detailed tools to help companies to assess and address obstacles to equality and inclusion in the workplace, across the supply chain, and in community engagement and investment. It includes easytouse techniques to transform a broad gender strategy into a supportive working reality for women and men.

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Gender Equality and Women''s Rights in Mining KIT Royal

Why gender matters in the mining world All over the world, mineral production and mineral supply chains are recognised for their potential to alyse economic growth and spur development. A growing body of evidence, however, suggests that current mining policy and practice can actually worsen gender inequalities if gender concerns are not adequately considered.

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GENDER AND THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES World Bank

GENDER AND THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES Gender and Extractive Industries Program Oil, Gas, and Mining Unit (SEGOM) The World Bank The World Bank Gender and Extractive Industries (EI) Program works with governments, communities and companies to better understand and address how mining, oil and gas differently impact women and men.

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The World Bank Group Global Conference on Gender and Oil

The World Bank Group Global Conference on Gender and Oil, Gas and Mining: New Frontiers of Progress, Challenges and Solutions June 27 – 28th 2018. Background Oil, gas and mining can potentially bring significant growth and development opportunities to resourcerich

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Women in Artisanal and SmallScale Mining in Central and

Women in Artisanal and SmallScale Mining (ASM) in Central and East Africa is IMPACT''s groundbreaking research project studying the role of women in the artisanal mining sector and opportunities for their empowerment.

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Gender Dimensions of the Extractive Industries : Mining

Extractive industries (EI) impacts can be positive and negative, spanning economic, social, and environmental issues. Oil, gas, and mining projects may create jobs, but may also consume farming land for their use, changing livelihoods and limiting access to water, food, and firewood. Water sources

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Sharing the spoils: gender and the mining industry

Jan 24, 2017 · Who benefits when a mining boom comes to town? The global rush to extract precious resources from the ground has brought both conflict and opportunity to the communities where it has taken root, but the costs and benefits of this billiondollar industry are rarely evenly distributed. Read more in our briefing on gender and the mining industry.

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Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road

artisanal mining may be a means to "bridge the gap" between the well conceived technical and socioeconomic changes often prescribed for artisanal mining, and the actual facilitation of positive transformation of the artisanal mining sector. This may be accomplished in a number of ways, including: • Gendersensitive technology assistance

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Mining, Gender, and Environment earthrights

Mining, Gender, and the Environment in Burma "People from China came and built a new factory at [xxx] mine but they were only concerned with the factory operations and did not care about workers'' health or the environment. Even

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Mining Coal and Undermining Gender News Factive

Jun 10, 2015 · In Mining Coal and Undermining Gender, anthropologist Jessica Smith Rolston provides a wellcrafted and informative insight into gender relations and practices among mine workers in northeastern Wyoming''s Powder River Basin. For anybody who has an interest in exploring the topic of gender in resource industries, this is an important read.

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Promoting gender equality in the mining industry Gender

Oct 04, 2017 · However, events back at home show that we are still a lot way to achieve gender equality in all spheres of life. As I reflect on the status of women in the male dominated mining sector, it is a sad reminder of the many battles women have to fights before gender equality can be achieved.

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Encyclopedia of Gender and Mining

them – and gender considerations – into the ASM sector. Some of the organisations below, such as Solidaridad and IMPACT, also work on issues related to medium and largescale mining. However, as their gender and mining work focuses around artisanal mining they have been included in this section.

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African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment

African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment scale mining, women rarely go underground into pits, for which there are often taboos and stigmas(ILO,1999). 3. onservicesissubstantialitisestimatedatamorethan50%increasefromthe sample mean. The results are robust to a wide battery of robustness checks,

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African Mining, Gender, and Local Employment ScienceDirect

In particular, one fear spelled out in The Africa Mining Vision is that gender inequality in economic opportunities may increase with mining (UNECA, 2011). Using detailed data on industrial mining in SubSaharan Africa, we explore whether mining generates local

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Gender and Mining UN Women – Africa

As Uganda strives to become a middleincome country by 2020, the Energy and Mineral Development sector plays a crucial role as a key driver of economic growth and industrialization. To contribute to industrialization and economic growth, the Energy subsector is obliged to increase electricity generation and transmission, to expand development and access to sustainable energy services and to

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Encyclopedia of Gender and Mining: Key Initiatives, Best

Jan 08, 2015 · Download encyclopedia on gender and mining "Mining has the image of being a masculine world. Many are surprised to learn that about 30% of the world''s artisanal miners are women. In Africa women even make up 4050% of the artisanal mining workforce.

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Social licence, gender and mining: Moral conviction and

Gender has been recognised as an important dimension when it comes to how the public is affected by, and responds to, the mining sector. This paper investigates the way that gender differences play out in relation to social licence and extractive industries.

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Gender Diversity in Mining Sustainability Sustainable

3. MINING AND GENDER. 3. Mining and gender The literature that discusses social sustainable development in the mining industry from a gender perspective is not particularly extensive, although it is growing. The literature focuses mainly on mining in developing countries as well as on social problems.

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Social Licence, Gender and Mining: Moral Conviction and

Gender has been recognised as an important dimension when it comes to how the public is affected by, and responds to, the mining sector. This paper investigates the way that gender differences play out in relation to social licence and extractive industries. We seek to advance understanding of social licence in extractive industries by building

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Gender mainstreaming in mine action Wikipedia

Gender mainstreaming in mine action is the appliion of gender mainstreaming to mine action. It is increasingly being adopted by international and state mine action organizations. General. Gender mainstreaming in mine action is derived from the fact that women and men often have

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Indigenous Genderbased Analysis for Informing the

Indigenous women, , and genderdiverse people, as well as their families and communities. NWAC has undertaken this Indigenous genderbased analysis of the effects of exploration and mining activities on Indigenous women for the purpose of informing the Minerals and Metals Plan.

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African Women in Artisanal and Smallscale Mining

women. Gender bias exists in the distribution of risks and benefits in mining projects, with significant cost impliions for the industry, according to a report by Oxfam Australia. As a result of genderbased inequalities in communities, Women & Mining: Breaking the cycle The women in artisanal and smallscale mining who tell their stories in

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Mining group urging gender diversity in the workplace

Jun 26, 2019 · The Gender Diversity and Inclusion Guidance will now be included in PDAC''s Plus Social Responsibility Toolkit and is available as a standalone document on the organization''s website. The group said the guidance is the first step in its commitment to improve diversity and inclusion in the mineral exploration and mining community.

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Webinar: Gender Gaps and Mining Intergovernmental Forum

Jun 18, 2019 · Intergovernmental Forum on Mining. Join the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and UNDP Environmental Governance Programme (EGP) June 18 for a webinar exploring how governments strengthen their governance and policy responses to address gender gaps in the mining

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Gender in the Mining Industry ROAPE

In Thandi Dlamini''s report on mining in South Africa she writes how more than twenty years after democracy women make up only 11% of the operational mining workforce in South Africa. Before 1994, underground work was exclusively for males. This report assesses the possible side effects of the mining industry''s apparent new found enthusiasm for employees.

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Extracting equality: gender and the African mining

In my recent joint paper with Andreas Kotsadam, African Mining, Gender and Local Employment, we investigated how this recent, rapid expansion in largescale mining affects women''s job prospects. To explore the effects of mining activity on women''s livelihoods, we used a unique combination of data from over 29 countries and over 500,000 women.

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Economic diversifiion through mining requires gender

Jun 15, 2018 · – A more gender sensitive approach to mining is needed to eliminate legal and other constraints faced by women, such as sections 55 and 56 of Nigeria''s 2004 Labour Act, which prohibit women from working in mines at certain hours and from undertaking manual labour underground.

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S African mining industry advances gender diversity

The local mining industry has made significant strides in executing transformation and promoting gender diversity in terms of women representation, with the

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Gender in Extractive Industries

Nov 21, 2013 · The Gender and Extractive Industries Program, managed by the Bank''s Oil, Gas and Mining unit, raises awareness of the gender dimensions of the extractive industries, to ensure that all Banksupported projects consider the needs and contributions of both men and women.

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Gender and safety in mining Department of Mines

Gender and safety in mining – workshop planner series 3 Content of workshop planners There is a dedied workshop planner for each of the five topics. Each workshop planner contains discussion points, activities and action ideas. The content is designed to help

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