Contestation and Resource Bargaining in Zimbabwe

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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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 in most of ...

Gender Issues in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Sector

women are unable to fulfil. Without a commitment to gender mainstreaming, existing prejudices can be reinforced by the formalization process stifling women's capacity to contribute to a productive and responsible mining sector. Strong cultural norms have influenced legal approaches to gender issues resulting in subtle and, at

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"The key factors in mining's decline lie outside the economics and logistics of the sector, in the security-driven restructuring of Zimbabwean politics and business in the late 1990s and early 2000s." In the 1990s Zimbabwe was poised to become a significant force in African mining. With

Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and ...

Zimbabwe need to be privy of factors contributing to ineffectiveness of the mining sector to produce hence to be supportive to spearhead operational objectives. Studies need to be done on the safety, health and welfare of mining employees to retain unique skills for performance to be realised in the mining sector in Zimbabwe. Key words: Human ...

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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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• The issue of gender and mining in all its facets is under-researched. There is a need for greater research attention to be paid to the race and gender dimensions of the mining industry, the health and safety implications for women working underground, and a need for baseline data on gender and mining in the SADC region.

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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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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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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.

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Mining in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe's mining industry is focussed on a diverse range of small to medium mining operations. The most important minerals produced by Zimbabwe include gold, asbestos, chromite, coal and base metals. The mining industry contributes approximately 8% …

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Zimbabwe's political economy placed mining centrally in successive development strategies, from a model of state-directed, broadly social welfarism in the 1980s; to structural adjustment and liberalisation in the 1990s; to a period of increasingly ad hoc

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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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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.

Women and Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)

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 …

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

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.

Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and ...

Mar 07, 2018· Martin Kaggwa, Interventions to Promote Gender Equality in Mining Sector of South Africa. Yijofmen Jane, Mentoring and Training Program in Cameroon's Oil Sector. Kelly Cooper, Mainstreaming Gender from the Top: Experiences from Canada's Corporate sector. Arnaud Soirat, Rio Tinto's Diversity Policies. J 1-050. 1:30-3:00

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

In Zimbabwe, 15% of women work as small-scale miners, an industry which is still largely dominated by men. One the miners, Esther Chiroroma, said working at Zimbaqua has been life-changing.

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the local gender dynamics, divisions and challenges within the ASM sector. Stakeholders must identify the gender dimensions of all stages of the ASM value chain prior to developing ASM assistance policies and/or programs (Eftimie et al., 2012). ASM assistance strategies Once the gender dynamics within ASM are identified and understood, gov-

Zimbabwe's Zimbaqua mine, where all the workers are women

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 …

Extracting equality: gender and the African mining industry

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 …

When extractives 'come home': A ... - ActionAid Zimbabwe

Topic: Women's rights/Gender issues in the mining sector. Talking points: 1. Recap on women's rights in the Constitution and mining legislation. What role can women play in decision making to enhance transparency and accountability; Redress mechanisms in case of violation of rights