the gender dynamics of the mining sector in zimbabwe

the gender dynamics of the mining sector in zimbabwe

Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small ...

Traditionally, mining is an adult male domain, but economic hardship and declining agricultural production have forced women and children into this sector, especially gold mining.

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Women Mining Report WITH CHANGES - Zimbabwe Gender

Zimbabwe’s mining sector has undergone slow governance transformation since independence. Despite establishmentof new public sector agencies, the principal law (the Mines and Minerals Act) has remained unchanged. Unlike the DRC, Sierra Leone, Angola and Liberia where mining caused large-scale conflicts andoutright warsZimbabwe’s havesporadic

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Gender inequality rife in mining sector The Herald

Dec 07, 2017  According to Mr Wellington Takavarasha, chairman of Zimbabwe Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Council, there are an estimated 500 000 artisanal miners in the country, 153 000 of them women and ...

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Gender Dynamics in Mining: Why women don't go into mines ...

Aug 16, 2019  Gender Dynamics in Mining: Why women don’t go into mines. In this article, we’ll be looking into gender dynamics in the mining Sector based on our Extractives scoping study in various counties, we had the opportunity to meet with artisan miners and get to understand their cultural dynamics and ways of working. The gender dynamics

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Gender Issues in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector

May 26, 2020  Shifting Views on Gender in the ASM Sector. The literature on gender relations in the ASM sector has evolved greatly over the past three decades. Over this period, the focus of research has shifted from an emphasis on the negative impacts of artisanal mining on women and children, the natural resource base, and labor violations to the important ...

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Encyclopedia of Gender and Mining: Key Initiatives, Best ...

Zimbabwe Women in Mining and similar associations ... consideration of structural power dynamics between man and women on all levels. Accordingly, ... PRIvATe seCToR As gender and mining has emerged as an important theme for government, donor, civil society,

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Women are Joining Artisanal Mining in Zimbabwe - Africa

Jun 08, 2018  Despite the rudimentary methods still used in artisanal mining, women are now wielding picks and shovels alongside men as they scavenge for valuable minerals. But Dorcas Makaza-Kanyimo, the acting director for Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA), Zimbabwe, says more must be done to pave the way for real gender equality in the sector.

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‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: Women in Zimbabwe’s Mining ...

Jul 07, 2019  Artisanal gold mining was illegal in Zimbabwe from 2006 until 2013, though that didn’t prevent individual miners from selling to the black market during that time. In 2014, the government opened up its gold-buying facility, Fidelity Printers and Refiners, to small-scale and artisanal miners, in addition to the large companies that had ...

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Gender dynamics in the development of the rural and urban ...

Gender dynamics in the development of the rural and urban informal sector in Zimbabwe Gladys Balance Midlands State University, Zimbabwe E-mail of the corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract This paper argues that the development of the informal sector has been characterized by varied degrees

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GENDER, WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND

GENDER MAINSTREAMING MECHANISMS IN ZIMBABWE 6 WOMEN AND MSME EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES 9 FINANCIAL INCLUSION OF WOMEN IN ZIMBABWE 13 ... direct loans to women from the banking sector growing from $310.78 million3 in December 2017 to $432.36 million by December 2018, an increase of 39.12

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Women Mining Report WITH CHANGES - Zimbabwe Gender

Zimbabwe’s mining sector has undergone slow governance transformation since independence. Despite establishmentof new public sector agencies, the principal law (the Mines and Minerals Act) has remained unchanged. Unlike the DRC, Sierra Leone, Angola and Liberia where mining caused large-scale conflicts andoutright warsZimbabwe’s havesporadic

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COVID-19 and Gender: Case of Zimbabwe’s mining sector ...

Home / File / COVID-19 and Gender: Case of Zimbabwe’s mining sector. COVID-19 and Gender: Case of Zimbabwe’s mining sector. Related Articles. Confronting complex challenges in wetlands protection in Zimbabwe. 4 days ago. Promoting media partnership in mineral resource governance.

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Gender inequality rife in mining sector The Herald

According to Mr Wellington Takavarasha, chairman of Zimbabwe Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Council, there are an estimated 500 000 artisanal miners in the country, 153 000 of them women and ...

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(PDF) ARE wE THERE YET? An Evaluation of the impact of the ...

An Evaluation of the impact of the Zimbabwe National Gender Policy on Gender Mainstreaming in Zimbabwe. December 2014; Authors: Lexington Matonhodze. ... Mining Sector Review: A

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‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: The ... - Zimbabwe Situation

Jul 09, 2019  Artisanal gold mining was illegal in Zimbabwe from 2006 until 2013, though that didn’t prevent individual miners from selling to the black market during that time. In 2014, the government opened up its gold-buying facility, Fidelity Printers and Refiners, to small-scale and artisanal miners, in addition to the large companies that had ...

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Gender dynamics in the development of the rural and urban ...

Gender dynamics in the development of the rural and urban informal sector in Zimbabwe Gladys Balance Midlands State University, Zimbabwe E-mail of the corresponding author: [email protected] Abstract This paper argues that the development of the informal sector has been characterized by varied degrees

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Gender and the Extractive Industries: An Overview

understand and address gender dimensions of the extractives sector, including support to mainstream gender into mining policy and regula-tions, as well as support for national instruments, like, the Papua New Guinea Women in Mining Technical Committee and Mining Vision, and Tanzania National Roadmap for Gender and Mining.

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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 catalyse 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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Mechanism Between Mining Sector and Economic Growth in ...

1.1 Production Trends of Major Minerals in Zimbabwe Gold Production: Gold production has been one of the major contributors to the success story of the mining sector in Zimbabwe. Gold exports have been one of the major foreign currency generations in Zimbabwe and again it is also one of the major export products historically. On the other hand ...

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(PDF) THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: CHALLENGES FOR ...

Mining plays a key role in Zimbabwe’s economy, contributing 5% and 23% to the country’s gross domestic (GDP) and total exports, respectively. It also generates foreign currency and supplies raw materials to some industries. As a ‘robber’ industry, it

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Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Central and ...

Through surveys, focus groups, and interviews, our three-year research project studies dynamics in seven mine sites across the three countries. We aim to reveal how gender inequality limits women’s contributions to the ASM sector and their potential as economic and social actors within the sector.

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Women and gender-based violence in small-scale mining ARM

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and MIT D-Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology launched the project “ RISE: Resilient, Inclusive Sustainable Environments – A challenge to address gender-based violence in the small-scale mining sector ” in June 2020.

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When extractives ‘come home’: A ... - ActionAid Zimbabwe

mining governance arrangements in advancing women’s rights and proposes changes to safeguard women’s rights in the mining sector. The third focus of the study was on citizens’ agency (in affected communities), women in particular in bringing mining companies to

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conquering gender barriers in the ... - Mining Index Zimbabwe

Mar 03, 2021  Field day at Freda Rebecca. She was the female studying Mineral Resource Valuation with the Zimbabwe School of Mines in her group. My emphasis is on mentorship, support for women in the mining industry, creating opportunities for women to network, providing a presence at educational institutions to further public knowledge about careers for women in mining and ensuring that

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Women Mining Report WITH CHANGES - Zimbabwe Gender

Zimbabwe’s mining sector has undergone slow governance transformation since independence. Despite establishmentof new public sector agencies, the principal law (the Mines and Minerals Act) has remained unchanged. Unlike the DRC, Sierra Leone, Angola and Liberia where mining caused large-scale conflicts andoutright warsZimbabwe’s havesporadic

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conquering gender barriers in the ... - Mining Index Zimbabwe

Mar 03, 2021  Field day at Freda Rebecca. She was the female studying Mineral Resource Valuation with the Zimbabwe School of Mines in her group. My emphasis is on mentorship, support for women in the mining industry, creating opportunities for women to network, providing a presence at educational institutions to further public knowledge about careers for women in mining and ensuring that

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COVID-19 and Gender: Case of Zimbabwe’s mining sector ...

Home / File / COVID-19 and Gender: Case of Zimbabwe’s mining sector. COVID-19 and Gender: Case of Zimbabwe’s mining sector. Related Articles. Confronting complex challenges in wetlands protection in Zimbabwe. 4 days ago. Promoting media partnership in mineral resource governance.

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When extractives ‘come home’: A ... - ActionAid Zimbabwe

mining governance arrangements in advancing women’s rights and proposes changes to safeguard women’s rights in the mining sector. The third focus of the study was on citizens’ agency (in affected communities), women in particular in bringing mining companies to

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(PDF) ARE wE THERE YET? An Evaluation of the impact of the ...

An Evaluation of the impact of the Zimbabwe National Gender Policy on Gender Mainstreaming in Zimbabwe. December 2014; Authors: Lexington Matonhodze. ... Mining Sector Review: A

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Impact of Mining on Women Research, 2015 ActionAid Zimbabwe

Jun 01, 2015  "When extractives ‘come home’ " is a report of an action research into the impact of the extractives sector on women in selected communities in Zimbabwe with a focus on mining Downloads impact_of_mining_on_women_research_2015.pdf

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Gender in Mining Governance: IGF report offers 25 policies ...

Gender in Mining Governance: IGF report offers 25 policies to address inequality. This International Women’s Day, global governments can take action to promote gender equality in the mining sector by following 25 policy options in a new report by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).. The report, Gender in Mining Governance: Opportunities ...

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Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Central and ...

Through surveys, focus groups, and interviews, our three-year research project studies dynamics in seven mine sites across the three countries. We aim to reveal how gender inequality limits women’s contributions to the ASM sector and their potential as economic and social actors within the sector.

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(PDF) THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: CHALLENGES FOR ...

Mining plays a key role in Zimbabwe’s economy, contributing 5% and 23% to the country’s gross domestic (GDP) and total exports, respectively. It also generates foreign currency and supplies raw materials to some industries. As a ‘robber’ industry, it

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All That Glitters is Not Gold: Turmoil in Zimbabwe’s ...

US$12bn mining sector target to change the nation’s fortunes”, The Herald, 15 October 2019.Hide Footnote Since the virus-induced global economic downturn, gold, already Zimbabwe’s largest foreign exchange earner, has only grown in importance. [fn] “Gold deliveries down 15% in H1”, Mining Zimbabwe, 9 July 2020.

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Country Assessments Gender Food and Agriculture ...

Botswana: National Gender profile of agriculture and rural livelihoods (Country Gender Assessment Series) This assessment analyses the agricultural and rural sector of Botswana from a gender perspective at the macro (policy), meso (institutional) and micro (community and household) levels in order to identify gender inequalities in access to critical productive resources, assets, services and ...

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(PDF) Socio-cultural dynamics of informal diamond mining ...

Myths forbidding the use of earth-movers were concretiz ed by stories from workers of Zimbabwe Mining ... The gender dynamics in the diamond fields ... The security sector stranglehold of ...

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Gender and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Central and ...

artisanal mining in central Africa, armed conflict and human rights abuses.7 At the same time that this global regime on mining governance is emerging, there is a growing consensus that gender should be integrated in efforts to strengthen mining as a sustainable economic sector, which often translate into a focus on women.

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Rapid Gender and Protection Analysis Cyclone Kenneth ...

The following chapters explore in detail pre-existing gender dynamics and the gendered impact of the emergency. Overarching and sector-specific recommendations can be found at the back of the report. Summary of key findings

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