the gender dynamics of the mining sector in zimbabwe

the gender dynamics of the mining sector in zimbabwe

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, health and safety of women in small ...

Feb 18, 2020 · 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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‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: Women in Zimbabwe’s Mining ...

Jul 07, 2019 · Female miners seek equal opportunity in Zimbabwe’s male-dominated mining industry, but several cultural and financial obstacles stand in their way. Vimbai Chinembiri, GPJ Zimbabwe. Sophia Takuva inspects equipment at her father’s mining site in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe. She’s been trying to start a mine of her own for a year, she says, but ...

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Gender analysis in Zimbabwe industries | UN Women – Africa

Jul 19, 2017 · UN Women Zimbabwe and the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries agreed in early 2017 to partner on the Annual Manufacturing Sector Survey, which included the country office’s participation in the design of the research instrument, in the field research, and in the development of the gender analysis of the findings.

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Women affected by mining beyond the workplace - FMDRCZ

Aug 26, 2021 · Women affected by mining beyond the workplace. While most of the current focus on women in mining tends to be on their employment and advancement, there are a range of gender-related issues confronting the sector in its downstream value-chain. These include the position of women in stakeholder groups like local communities and suppliers, for ...

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

Aug 16, 2019 · Gender Dynamics in Mining: Why women don’t go into mines ... Therefore, it is essential for them to meaningfully participate in the industry; in order to address the key issues they face working in the extractive industry. They should also fully

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Promote the participation of women in mining – Zimbabwe ...

Compiled By Chenai Chingwaramuse-Student. The mining industry in Zimbabwe has been one of the economic pillars since time in memorial. It is estimated that 60% of the country’s export earnings are from the mineral exports while the mining sector covers 16% of the national Gross Domestic Profit.

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Gender analysis in Zimbabwe industries | UN Women – Africa

Jul 19, 2017 · Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 22 . The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), an umbrella organization for more than 300 private sector companies, launched on October 25 its annual assessment of the manufacturing sector, which for the first time included a gender analysis of women in the sector.

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Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Mining - KIT Royal ...

There is momentum on gender equality across sectors, including in mineral supply chains. Governments, the private sector and civil society are acknowledging that women’s rights are human rights, and that empowering women and girls is the best way to achieve positive economic and inclusive social development outcomes.

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Gender and Artisanal Mining: Connecting Research with ...

dialogue on the gender dynamics of artisanal and small-scale mining in sub-Saharan Africa. - Provide policymakers with access to research and tools needed to generate policies and programs that better accommodate the lived realities of women in ASM - Build capacity

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WOMEN AND LAND IN ZIMBABWE - Kubatana.net

A GENDER ANALYSIS OF AGRARIAN LAWS IN ZIMBABWE: A REPORT For WOMEN AND LAND IN ZIMBABWE 120 Baines Avenue Harare ZIMBABWE Prepared By: DR E SITHOLE Lecturer, Faculty of Law University of Zimbabwe JULY 2002 . 1 A. BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Women and Land in Zimbabwe, a Non-Governmental Organisation whose

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How to do gender inclusion right in ASM - Levin Sources

Oct 11, 2020 · Levin Sources is celebrating the International Day of the Girl 2020 by presenting our Gender Commitment, which lays out the ways in which we are working towards the achievement of gender equality in the mining and minerals sector.As well as the launch of our Gender Commitment page, we present below our thoughts on gender inclusion and equality drawn from our experience

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

Nov 24, 2020 · 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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EXTRACTIVES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT I

4. Mining policy and legal framework governing the mining sector in zimbabwe including continental and regional frameworks to which the country is signatory. 5. The mining fiscal regime in Zimbabwe. 6. Economic contribution of the mining sector to the development of the country. 7. Value chain analyses for selected minerals. 8.

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Challenges faced by the mining sector in implementing ...

Jan 01, 2019 · The study was conducted to determine the challenges facing effective implementation of sustainable supply chain management within mining sector in Zimbabwe. The researchers employed a case study of mining sector, where descriptive data research method was utilized with a target population comprising 1000 companies and a sample of 91 ...

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African Books Collective: Gender, Migration and ...

Understanding the processes and patterns of remittance behaviour can help shed light on their usage and impact, both on recipient households and on wider socio-economic development in migrant-origin countries. One key aspect of such an understanding is the

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SEF 2021 to discuss roadmap for UAE's start-up sector over ...

Nov 07, 2021 · SEF 2021 to discuss roadmap for UAE's start-up sector over next 50 years. SHARJAH, 6th November, 2021 (WAM) -- As the UAE prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary this December, the upcoming Sharjah Entrepreneurship Festival (SEF 2021) will take a closer look at the factors influencing the country's start-up sector growth over the next 50 years.

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Mainstreaming Gender in Water Management

2.6 Why use a gender perspective in Integrated Water Resources Management? 13 2.6.1. Concern for effectiveness and efficiency in water sector programmes and projects. 13 2.6.2 Concern for environmental sustainability 14 2.6.3. Need for an accurate analysis of water resources use 14 2.6.4 Concern for gender equality, equity and empowerment 15

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

Jul 07, 2019 · Female miners seek equal opportunity in Zimbabwe’s male-dominated mining industry, but several cultural and financial obstacles stand in their way. Vimbai Chinembiri, GPJ Zimbabwe. Sophia Takuva inspects equipment at her father’s mining site in Zvishavane, Zimbabwe. She’s been trying to start a mine of her own for a year, she says, but ...

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Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Mining Sector in ...

the mining sector, through a thorough desk review, augmented by a series of key informant interviews. Evidence of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Mining Sector Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) is a term that encompasses harmful acts perpetrated against a person’s will, based on gender norms and unequal power relationships.

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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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African Women in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining

key gender-related challenges that women face in the sector. These include: critical inaccessibility of capital and financing for the mining operations from mainstream financial facili-

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Zimbabwe: Safe, Responsible Artisanal Mining, Vector for ...

Aug 07, 2020 · Zimbabwe's mining sector currently contributes about 8 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and has set a target of generating US$12 billion by 2023 from as little as US$2,7 billion in

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A gendered resource curse? Mineral ownership, female ...

Nov 13, 2019 · Several studies suggest that the extractive industry has negative consequences for gender equality despite the often positive growth impact of natural resources. We re-examine this claim at the sub-state level in sub-Saharan Africa and argue that we need to differentiate between ownership arrangements in the extractive industry. To test our argument on the gender dimension of the

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(DOC) gender inequality a case study of Zimbabwe ...

Gender roles refer to the rights, responsibilities, expectations, and relationships of men and women and it is not uniform throughout the world (Eitzen 2000). Gender inequality is defined as the disparity in status, power and prestige between people who identify as women and men. Hence forth it involves ranking of the sexes in such a way that ...

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Challenges faced by the mining sector in implementing ...

Jan 01, 2019 · The study was conducted to determine the challenges facing effective implementation of sustainable supply chain management within mining sector in Zimbabwe. The researchers employed a case study of mining sector, where descriptive data research method was utilized with a target population comprising 1000 companies and a sample of 91 ...

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World Mining Data

Mining Data" serves since 34 years as a valuable basis for renowned national and international institutions, contributing to commodity forecasts. In this way, the Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism of Austria provides an important contribution to international resource policy.

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We need to talk About the future of mining - PwC

Take the rise of non-mining companies entering the sector. Often cashed-up, technologically advanced, and brand savvy, these businesses are appearing ... by the powerful dynamics reshaping not only mining but also the global economy and broader ecosystem that miners operate in.

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The Gender Implications of Transformations in the Copper ...

Copper mining occupies a central place in the Copperbelt of Zambia, permeating every aspect of life—the social, economic and political. Any major change in the copper value chain and in the operation of the copper mining companies located in the province can thus affect the Copperbelt community in a significant way, impacting men and women differently.

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Women Empowerment: Mining a fortune | UNDP in Zimbabwe

Before the mining centre was established in Gwanda, the women miners would take their items to commercial stamp mills where they were charged high fees. Commercial stamp mills charge $5 an hour and stamping may run for 2 – 3 weeks on the same load of ore. To empower more women in Gwanda, the chairperson of the Centre has grand plans.

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Mining-induced displacement and resettlement: a critical ...

Jan 15, 2015 · 1. Introduction. Physical displacement, relocation and resettlement are widely acknowledged as posing enormous risks to project-affected peoples. For over four decades, scholars, campaigners and project-affected people have sought to highlight the effects of development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR).1, 2 During this time, there has been a proliferation of case

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Starting the conversation about men, violence, and peace ...

WILPF Zimbabwe is looking at how militarised masculinities and men’s violence affect women in the artisanal mining sector in Kwekwe, a key hub for gold mining. The Section has been analysing the relationship between artisanal mining, the presence of armed security forces, small arms and light weapons, and women’s ability to access their ...

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