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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 AND THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES

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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Unlocking Opportunities for Women and Business: A Toolkit

May 18, 2018A growing number of oil, gas, and mining companies have committed to create more diverse, gender-balanced, inclusive industries – recognizing that it is not only the right thing to do, but it also makes business sense. To help oil, gas, and mining companies to meet their gender goals, IFC has developed this toolkit.

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Gender in Extractive Industries

Nov 21, 2013The 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.

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Webinar: Gender Gaps and Mining

Jun 18, 2019Intergovernmental 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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Promoting gender equality in the mining industry

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

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Gender Diversity in the Mining Sector

Gender Diversity in the Mining Sector. But I was naive about the gender bias that was present in the work place, especially in traditional sectors such as mining. The mining sector is vital to the prosperity of the Canadian economy. The industry faces labour shortages due to an aging workforce, requiring strong recruitment of new talent.

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Gender and Artisanal and Small

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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Gender dimensions of artisanal and small

Gender dimensions of artisanal and small-scale mining : a rapid assessment toolkit (English) Abstract. Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is a global reality. It represents a longstanding and important livelihood for more than 100 million men and women around the world.

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Sharing the spoils: gender and the mining industry

Jan 24, 2017Who 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 billion-dollar industry are rarely evenly distributed. Read more in our briefing on gender and the mining industry.

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Women's Rights and Mining

Gender-Responsive Due Diligence in Mineral Supply Chains. Organised by Women's Rights and Mining (WRM) IGF-AGM Side Event, 8th October 2019 14:10-15:00 . During IGF-AGM, Women's Rights and Mining (WRM) organizes an event to encourage participants to commit to start working on gender responsive due diligence in the mining sector.

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Gender and human rights essential for responsible mining

Jul 12, 2019The Responsible Mining Foundation has published its new framework ahead of the release of the Responsible Mining Index Report, due in early 2020 – and notes that gender and human rights are two "cross cutting issues" for the mining industry. Gender

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Casualty or Catalyst: Gender equality and the future of mining

Jun 12, 2019What does a gender equal future of mining look like? What is needed to prepare the sector for growth while being gender sensitive? How can we ensure gender isn't a casualty in artisanal and small-scale mining while acting as a catalyst in large-scale mining? Register today. The workshop is a collaboration between Carleton University, CIRDI

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Comprehensive Guide on Data Mining (and Data Mining

Mar 05, 2017Just hearing the phrase "data mining" is enough to make your average aspiring entrepreneur or new businessman cower in fear or, at least, approach the subject warily. It sounds like something too technical and too complex, even for his analytical mind, to understand. Out of nowhere, thoughts of having to learn about highly technical subjects related to data haunts many people.

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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.

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Encyclopedia of Gender and Mining: Key Initiatives, Best

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 40-50% of the artisanal mining workforce.

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Gender and Gold Mining: The Case of the Maroons of

The internalization of gender ideology, and the dependence of women on men, prevents women from challenging existing gender roles and power structures in society. The women who engage in mining are typically poor single mothers who have adopted urban gender beliefs. Poverty and prior market experience inform their choice to become gold miners.

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Her Lens: Gender equality, Women and Mining

Mar 08, 2017Gender Impact Assessments to be conducted prior to commencement of mining operations with an assessment of the financial ability of the mining company to meet obligations to reduce/remedy negative gendered impacts of mining e.g. financial capacity to

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Women in mining

A key reason for the growing role of women in mining is the extent to which technology has changed modern mining practices, and made it easier for women to do the same work as men. A hundred years ago, mining was hard, labour-intensive work, and physical stamina and endurance were key job

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Webinar on Gender Gaps Mining by EGP on Exposure

HOW CAN GOVERNMENTS STRENGTHEN THEIR GOVERNANCE AND POLICY RESPONSES TO ADDRESS GENDER GAPS RELATED TO MINING?There is growing recognition that not only does the mining sector have different impacts on men and women, but that policy and governance responses to the sector also affect women and men differently. Statistically, women and are more likely to

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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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Can Gender Impacts of Mining in Haiti be Prevented

Jan 09, 2018Can Gender Impacts of Mining in Haiti be Prevented? By Elaine Zuckerman, Gender Action Mining Controversy in Haiti Over the past 10 years, American and Canadian companies have invested more than $30 million to explore for gold and other metals in

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Gender Mainstreaming in Mining: Experiences across Countries

Mining not only has a negative impact on livelihoods, communities, and the socio-economic and physical environment; it specifically and profoundly affects women. This paper uses the gender analysis framework as a tool to make a comparative analysis of the impact of mining on the lives of women and men, and and boys. The objective is

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

Gender is an important driver of vulnerability to climate risks, and a key factor to consider in developing effective policy responses to climate change and development challenges. In recent years, there have been a number of efforts to support gender equality as part of responses to climate change.

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Southern African Development Community :: Gender

Preceding the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development, SADC Council of Ministers adopted the SADC Gender Policy (2007). SADC Heads of State and Government also signed the SADC Declaration on Gender and Development in September 1997, followed by its Addendum on the Prevention and Eradication of Violence against Women and Children in September 1998.

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The gender pay gap and the mining industry

However, some interesting observations can still be made about how the gender pay gap among AusIMM members compares to the wider mining industry and Australia as a whole. As in other industries, there is a notable gap between the wages earned by men and women for comparable jobs in the mining industry.

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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 communities (Phiri, 2014). Women tend to

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Sharing the spoils: gender and the mining industry

Jan 24, 2017Who 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 billion-dollar industry are rarely evenly distributed. Read more in our briefing on gender and the mining industry.

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Mining Coal and Undermining Gender

Jun 10, 2015In Mining Coal and Undermining Gender, anthropologist Jessica Smith Rolston provides a well-crafted and informative insight into gender relations and practices among mine workers in north-eastern 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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