gender and the mining industry in zimbabwe

Women miners in Zimbabwe: The untold story

 · The mining industry in Zimbabwe contributes about 8 percent to the country''s gross domestic product. Due to the general small-scale nature of mining activities in Zimbabwe, there are an estimated 300 000 informal miners active around the country. See it online

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

 · The gender dynamics in most of the areas were interesting to observe. In all mining areas, we found that mining work, in general, is gender-segregated – women will not go down a mine shaft to do the actual mining. In most areas, women are only limited to working on sorting the gravel that makes up the crumbs of the mining exercise.

Gender Commission Calls For Mining Reforms | 263Chat

 · MUTARE- Women inclusion in the mining sector value chain hinges on legal reforms to promote decent work, equality, and gender mainstreaming, says the Zimbabwe Gender Commission. ZGC, commissioner Naome Chimbetete decried the lack of involvement of women in mining as an indictment on policymakers, as she called for progressive reforms to promote ...

Gender in Extractive Industries

 · CONTEXT. 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. Global evidence suggests that while the benefits of extractive industry projects are captured primarily by men, women often bear a ...

Zimbabwe: Gender Commission Calls for Mining Reforms ...

 · Zimbabwe: Gender Commission Calls for Mining Reforms Posted by AfricanNews July 21, 2021 in Arts and Culture 17 Women inclusion in the mining sector value chain hinges on legal reforms to promote decent work, equality, and gender mainstreaming, says the Zimbabwe Gender …

Zimbabwe: Legal reforms necessary to promote equality in ...

 · Women inclusion in the mining sector value chain hinges on legal reforms to promote decent work, equality, and gender mainstreaming, says the Zimbabwe Gender Commission. ZGC, commissioner Naome Chimbetete decried the lack of involvement of women in mining as an indictment on policymakers, as she called for progressive reforms to promote equal ...

Zela calls on govt to promote gender equality in mining ...

 · THE Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (Zela) has urged the government to craft laws that promote gender equality in the mining sector. In a statement, Zela yesterday said: "Gender mainstreaming across the mining value …

(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

Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road …

Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead Jennifer J. Hinton1, Marcello M. Veiga2, ... In Zimbabwe, approximately 1200 of 20,000 legal mining claims have been registered by women (Mugedeza, 1996). ... Ghanaian Small-scale Mining Industry…

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

 · 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 ...

Women in mining conference: Creating a balance between ...

 · Mining Zimbabwe – our core focus is the Zimbabwe Mining Industry, Zimbabwe Mining News, trends, new technologies being developed and used to improve this crucial sector, as well as new opportunities and investments arising from it. Telephone: 0242 777728 VOIP: +263 8644 276 585

Factors That Influence the Turnover Intentions of ...

positions (Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality Industry''s 2009 estimates). This accounts for 2.2- 3 % of formally employed people in Zimbabwe. The Employer Association for Tours and Safari Operators in Zimbabwe (2015) has reported a high employee turnover in the Tourism Industry.

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

Recently the engagement of women in the mining industry mostly as artisanal miners in Zimbabwe is increasing and a few of them are classified as youth i.e. age between 20 -35. The government has made great efforts to engage women in mining by offering them loans through the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and Women Bank.

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.

Mining Law 2021 | Laws and Regulations | Zimbabwe | ICLG

 · The National Employment Council for the Mining Industry, which deals with employment and related matters in the mining industry. The Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ), which is responsible for the marketing of minerals in Zimbabwe. 1.3 Describe any other sources of law affecting the mining industry.

Gender inequality rife in mining sector | The Herald

 · Gender inequality rife in mining sector. 07 Dec, 2017 ... According to Mr Wellington Takavarasha, chairman of Zimbabwe Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Council, there are …

Bridging deep gender divide in SA''s mining sector – CAJ ...

 · Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (). by MTHULISI SIBANDA Africa EditorJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HAD she conformed to stereotypes and succumbed to pressure against her pursuing a passion in mining, Adv. Vuyokazi Nontso would not have been a history maker and trailblazer she is today. "I was told it''s an industry where women are not […]

Perfomance of the Zimbabwe mining sector in 2019

 · Mining Zimbabwe – our core focus is the Zimbabwe Mining Industry, Zimbabwe Mining News, trends, new technologies being developed and used to improve this crucial sector, as well as new opportunities and investments arising from it. Telephone: 0242 777728 VOIP: +263 8644 276 585

Gender disparity in the mining sector, a legacy issue that ...

 · By Lucy Tandi – Monday 14 June 2021. ANALYSIS – HARARE (Mining Index) – GENDER disparity in the mining sector is a legacy issue that has evolved for decades, continue today, potentially leading to an increase in women''s economic vulnerability.. Challenges faced by women in extractives are neither unique nor new to the regional context, rather, they are historical, patriarchal in …

Kudzai Tuhwe

 · Field day at Freda Rebecca. She was the 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 …

Gender in the Mining Industry

 · 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.

Mining industry prospects remain bright

 · In a speech read on her behalf, Women Affairs, Community, Small and Medium Enterprises Development minister, Sithembiso Nyoni (pictured), said the mining sector in Zimbabwe was gender insensitive.

Impact of Mining on Women Research

This report is a result of an action research on the impact of mining and the extractive industry in general on women in selected communities of Zimbabwe. The study was commissioned by Action Aid International Zimbabwe (AAIZ) and conducted by the Development Governance Institute (DEGI) between March and May 2015.

Gender in Mining Governance

Gender in Mining Governance: An annotated bibliography for large-scale mining INTRODUCTION The mining workforce has traditionally been male dominated, but women''s presence in the sector has recently begun to be broadly recognized in parallel to the improvements in the mining codes and women''s access to better and more qualified jobs.

When Extractives Come Home: An Action Research on the ...

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. The study was commissioned by Actionaid International Zimbabwe and conducted by the Development Governance Institute between March and May 2015.

Gender inequality runs deep in mining

 · Gender inequality runs deep in mining. Gender equality is clearly a challenge for the mining industry. In mining companies and mining-affected communities, women are most often at a disadvantage compared to their male counterparts. Companies'' gender-biased policies and practices, such as recruitment processes that discriminate against ...

Myriad of opportunities in Zimbabwe''s mining sector

 · Zimbabwe is poised for growth and, with the country committed to ensuring a sustainable growth path, there are a host of investment opportunities in the mining industry …

Zimbabwe: Gender Commission Calls for Mining Reforms ...

Women inclusion in the mining sector value chain hinges on legal reforms to promote decent work, equality, and gender mainstreaming, says the Zimbabwe Gender Commission.

STATUS OF MINERAL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN …

MINING IN ZIMBABWE Credited for most of present-day infrastructure in Zimbabwe. Majority of towns and cities developed in the vicinity of mining areas e.g Hwange,Kadoma,Kwekwe etc. Most railway line branches and some major roads were constructed to serve mining areas. Many industries arose through mining industry''s needs. The mining sector continues to act as a magnet for

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, …

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 large-scale mining. However, as their gender and mining work focuses around arti-sanal mining they have been included in this section.

Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small ...

 · Zimbabwe. Women Sexual harassment Gender discrimination Health: General (including workplace health & safety) Share. Article Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small scale mining industry. Read more ''Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small-scale mining'' 18 February 2020 ...

''Not For the Faint-Hearted'': The ...

 · 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 ...

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

 · According to gender and mining experts, women''s struggle for livelihoods has brought them to the periphery of the mining fields as vendors. Some are primarily involved in crashing, sluicing ...

the gender dynamics of the mining sector in zimbabwe

Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Zimbabwe ICLG. Zimbabwe: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG Mining Laws and Regulations Zimbabwe covers common issues in mining laws and regulations including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights in 15 jurisdictions.

Gender Equality and Women''s Rights in Mining

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. Although […]