Her Lens Gender equality Women and Mining

It is important to also examine tax and mineral revenue transparency issues as women s rights and gender justice issues Last year we heard how Zimbabwe lost 15 billion in mining revenue

gender and the mining industry in zimbabwe

Challenges And Opportunities For Women SEARCWL University of Zimbabwe 2010 scale gemstone mining industry utilizes several gender sensitive methodologies especially the

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 Bank supported projects consider the needs and contributions of both men and women

Women s Rights and Mining

The Power of Gender amp the Launch of the Gender and Mining Encyclopedia breakfast sideevent of Women and Mining and GIZ on 24 April from 8 00 – 9 00 in room CC13 The Power of Gender is an engaging and insightful way to illustrate the gender impact in mining and mineral supply chains

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ThE mININg

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ThE mININg SECTOR 01 While every care has taken to ensure the accuracy of the contents the Publishers The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe and Whitesands Communications

Gendersensitive approaches for the extractive industry in

In the companion report to this guide gendersensitive approaches to the extractive industry in Peru improving impacts on women in poverty and their families ward and strongman present solid evidencebased arguments leading to the conclusion that

mining The Consortium on Gender Security and Human

While firstgeneration legal and development policy reforms have facilitated foreign mining in Guatemala secondgeneration reforms have failed to address effectively conflicts arising from the development projects The judicial mechanisms available in Guatemala are difficult to access and suffer from problems of corruption and intimidation

South Africa s mining industry ranks tops for gender

South Africa s mining sector has the best level of representation on boards according to a recent report released by PwC Research shows that there is a strong correlation between financial performance and the participation of women on boards says Gerald Seegers PwC Director for Human Resources Services Southern Africa

United Nations Development Programme Comprehensive

the ownership and development of mining properties Yet ironically Zimbabwe s mining industry experienced the worst of all worlds in the sense that with production volumes falling steeply it failed to exploit the commodities boom Simultaneously however the

Health and Safety Laws for Employees at Work in Zimbabwe

What are the laws surrounding Health and Safety in the Workplace in Zimbabwe At a general level occupational health and safety laws that are applicable to all employers and employees across sectors are the Labour Act Chapter 28 01 and NSSA Accident Prevention Workers Compensation Scheme Notice No 68 of 1990

Women Empowerment Mining a fortune UNDP in Zimbabwe

A founding member of the Mthandazo Women s Mining Centre in Collen Bawn Gwanda District of Matabeleland South Province Mrs Majola is a beneficiary of mining equipment that was provided to the centre in November 2016 by the UNDP in partnership with the Ministry of Women Affairs Gender and Community Development

Gender and Oil Gas and Mining New Frontiers of Progress

Oil gas and mining can bring significant growth and development opportunities to resource rich countries and host communities The gendered dynamics of asset ownership labor livelihoods and decision making in resource producing communities mean that men and women are affected in very different ways by the Extractive Industries

Gender and Oil Gas and Mining New Frontiers of Progress

Oil gas and mining can bring significant growth and development opportunities to resourcerich countries and host communities The gendered dynamics of asset ownership labor livelihoods and decisionmaking in resourceproducing communities mean that men and women are affected in very different ways by the Extractive Industries

Economic development rests in the mining industry Mining

Jan 23 2019 · The economy of Zimbabwe which was previously believed to be dominated and sustained by the Agriculture sector is slowly becoming ignited by the mining sector despite the sector s short fall in tax paying and value addition mechanics Dickson Rudairo Mapuranga The mining industry which is rumored to have produced a revenue of over 3 billion

Lindi Mpofu Zimbabwe s most inspirational woman in the

Lindi Mpofu – Meet Zimbabwe s most inspirational woman in the mining industry of Zimbabwe Over the past years women have always been on the peripheries in both sectors of the economy even in politics and the social setup

Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe Inter Press Service

WLSA Zimbabwe provides education and outreach to ensure women in the extractives industry understand the legal framework We have been supporting these women on how one can get a legal mining claim as we know most women are mining illegally as artisanal miners and operating in an unregulated environment

Promoting gender equality in the mining industry Gender

Oct 04 2017 · During a tour to one of the mining industries in Johannesburg I was disappointed to observe the struggles that women in this sector face on a daily basis such as lack of representation poor facilities and safety and equipment s The South African mining industry has long existed and to date it remains largely male dominated

7 Women s Empowerment Gender Equality and Equity UN in

Zimbabwe is party to international and regional instruments for gender equality and the empowerment of women and The country faces challenges of limited coordination of the national gender management system inadequate implementation of the national gender policy partial domestication of international and regional instruments low participation of women in politics and decision making

Zimbabwe The Consortium on Gender Security and Human Rights

However its contributory role to the economy has been overshadowing its impact on communities especially women This paper thus is a result of an action research on the impact of mining and the extractive industry in general on women in selected mining communities in Zimbabwe

Health and Safety Laws for Employees at Work in Zimbabwe

What are the laws surrounding Health and Safety in the Workplace in Zimbabwe At a general level occupational health and safety laws that are applicable to all employers and employees across sectors are the Labour Act Chapter 28 01 and NSSA Accident Prevention Workers Compensation Scheme Notice No 68 of 1990

the gender dynamics of the mining sector in zimbabwe

boom or gloom an examination of the impact of mining gender roles largely rely on the environment and therefore bear the brunt of the negative impacts of participate in the mining industry with little success but have managed to do well in ZIMASCO Zimbabwe Mining and Smelting Company

Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe

The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe COMZ is a private sector voluntary organization established in 1939 by an Act of Parliament The members include mining companies suppliers of machinery spare parts and chemicals service providers including banks insurance companies consulting engineers and various mining related professional bodies and individuals

African Women in Artisanal and Small scale Mining

women Gender bias exists in the distribution of risks and benefits in mining projects with significant cost implications for the industry according to a report by Oxfam Australia As a result of gender based inequalities in communities Women Mining Breaking the cycle The women in artisanal and small scale mining who tell their stories in

Mining industry prospects remain bright The Zimbabwe Daily

Jul 18 2019 nbsp 0183 32THE mediumtolongterm prospects of the mining industry remains bright with output for most minerals expected to record growth Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe

Challenges being faced by women in ascending to decision

promotion of greater gender equality 10 and 8 conducted research on the retention of highly educated personnel employees who have followed a higher education programme at a Bachelor‟s or Master‟s level successfully by the hospitality industry From a certain age more women than men leave the industry

Economy of Zimbabwe Wikipedia

2019617 ensp 0183 enspThe economy of Zimbabwe shrunk significantly after 2000 resulting in a desperate situation for the country – widespread poverty and a 95 unemployment rate 11 Zimbabwe s participation from 1998 to 2002 in the war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo set the stage for this deterioration by draining the country of hundreds of millions of

Zimbabwe mining sector continues to grow Investing

Jul 24 2017 nbsp 0183 32The Zimbabwean mining sector is on the rise as gold platinum chrome coal and nickel sectors have contributed to a 5 1 increase Patrick Chinamasa Finance Minister said that the sector will continue to grow this year following an overall growth of 8 2 in 2016 While the industry will grow

Analysis of the Mines and Minerals Bill Zimbabwe

mining sector today For instance when the Mines and Minerals Act Ch 21 05 was drafted artisanal mining was not common mainly because unemployment rates were very low – thanks to a thriving industry and agriculture and some minerals such as Platinum Group of Minerals PGM had not taken central stage However due to the unfavorable macro and

Not For the Faint Hearted The Struggles of Women in

Women make up 30 of Zimbabwe s estimated 40 5 million miners according to a 2018 report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development an independent think tank headquartered in Canada But the obstacles they face in the industry are considerable

Sharing the spoils gender and the mining

2019615 ensp 0183 enspBriefing Jan 24 2017 Sharing the spoils gender and the mining industry The benefits of mining are rarely shared equally Industry must be sensitive to the risks and

gender dynamics in the mining sector in zimbabwe

gender dynamics in the mining sector in zimbabwe 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

Zimbabwe Gender Index

REST PHYS INTEGRITY VALUE 2014 REST PHYS INTEGRITY CATEGORY 2014 Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women

Equality in the extractives industry ALSF International

2018214 ensp 0183 ensp13 02 2018 With the aim of focusing the extractive industry s attention on gender diversity the African Legal Support Facility ALSF Adam Smith International and International Women in Mining IWIM organized a highlevel event on the margins of the African Mining Indaba 2018

Recommendations for the Mining Sector BSR

BSR Women s Economic Empowerment in Sub Saharan Africa Recommendations for the Mining Sector 4 The Mining Industry in SSA Africa is richly endowed with mineral resources The continent has more than 30 percent of the world s global mineral reserves produces more than 60 different metals and minerals and has huge potential for

Gender inequality rife in mining sector The Herald

Gender inequality rife in mining sector 07 Dec for instance the Great Zimbabwe State was a result of long distance trade which depended among other things on mining revealed that

Equality in the extractives industry ALSF International

13 02 2018 With the aim of focusing the extractive industry s attention on gender diversity the African Legal Support Facility ALSF Adam Smith International and International Women in Mining IWIM organized a highlevel event on the margins of the African Mining Indaba 2018

WOMEN IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN MINING INDUSTRY AN

SLIDE 8 GENDER AND LABOUR STATISTICS IN THE SAMI Given the high unemployment rate in South Africa which stands at 25 employing women in the South African mining industry assists in addressing such a high unemployment which facilitates women empowerment and will ultimately translate into poverty alleviation in the country

Women in mining Legislation and representation for women

The mining industry is a male domain 2 men dominate the industry while women s participation in mining continues to be minimal 3 This is not purely for social reasons such as stereotypes the participation of women in this sector has even been discouraged through legislation For instance in South Africa legal barriers prevented women from working underground 4 for example by

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