Kumasi, Ghana. Accepted 4 April, 2012 Gender inequality is an inevitable concomitant of the innate poverty in humanity, a situation to which the Ghanaian society is no exception. This paper explores the underlying elements of gender inequality pertinent to women in the small-scale gold mining sector in Ghana drawing inference from a case study
Minerals and Mining (Compensation and Resettlement Regulation, 2012 (L.I. 2175) National Development Planning Commission Guidelines for the Preparation of District Medium-Term Development Plan (2018) National Gender Policy of Ghana, 2015 The 1992 Constitution of
Gender and labour force inequality in small-scale gold mining in Ghana November 2012 Project An insider perspective to the resource development planning process
Executive Summary Commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbHs programme Extractives for Development (X4D) on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Womens Rights and Mining, this study offers a thorough review of the evidence around Sexual and Gender-Based
Nov 29, 2019 WIM Ghana was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee in 2015 primarily to serve as an advocacy body for all women working in the mining sector across the industry, academia and government.
Nov 22, 2018 Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) in Central and East Africa is IMPACTs ground-breaking research project studying the role of women in the artisanal mining sector and opportunities for their empowerment. Women are an essential part of artisanal mining. They take on roles from panning and processing to trading goods and services.
Women and Artisanal Mining Gender Roles and the Road Ahead2.37 . This chapter intends to explore existing and evolving gender3 roles of women in artisanal mining communities, and provides a rationale and strategy forHentschel, T., Hrushka, F., and Priester, M., 2002, Global Report on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining, Summary Report commissioned by MMSD...
Oct 09, 2017 Role of gender in mining policy With a new President at the helm, it is a twelvemonth of great outlooks - both from groups opposed to or in favour of large-scale excavation in the state.
The Government of Ghana still plays an important role in the mining sector. Looking at all policy developments in the sector over the last decade, it shows that the Government of Ghana is increasingly focusing on regulating and promoting small-scale mining and strengthening the collection, transparency and management of mineral revenues. In 2012
Division of Labor by Gender. Gender division varies across different ethnic groups. Among the Akan, women assume the basic domestic and childcare roles. Both genders assume responsibility for ...
business management quarterly review, 7(34), 38-51, 2016 issn 2180-2777 38 investigating the non-gendered recruitment characteristics of mining firms
Aug 21, 2021 The communications specialist of Karpowership Ghana, Sandra Amarquaye has been honoured at the Women in Mining and Energy Awards. She was awarded the Sustainability and External Relations Champion ...
backlash in the objective of gender equality where mens negative reactions can be seen to hamper womens ability to perform their advanced role in households and communities, which further exacerbate the efforts of achieving equality. Key words Gender mainstreaming policies, gender equality, womens empowerment, mens
Nov 12, 2019 Small-scale mining forms an important sector of Ghanas economy, employing one million people directly and supporting the livelihoods of about 4.5 million people.The industry accounts for 35% of ...
Nov 04, 2020 There is growing attention towards inclusive mining to make an economic case for gender equality and diversity in the industry. Available literature lacks sufficient empirical evidence on the subject matter in Ghana. Therefore, this paper aims to understudy women miners in Ghana and document their role in recent change regimes in mine works gender profiles.
A.RESEARCH ON A BASELINE STUDY OF WOMEN IN MINING A GENDER MAPPING PROJECT 1.0 Introduction Mining is a major contributor to the economic development of Ghana and a leading foreign exchange earner. According to the Ghana Business News (GBN) in 2015, mining contributed some US$4 billion to the economy with gold being the major mineral
SUPERVISOR FOR PHD THESIS ON WOMEN, GENDER AND MINING IN GHANA The PhD thesis of Rufai Haruna Kilu is planned to be defended at Lule University of Technology 16th June 2017. The title is ...
Jun 15, 2020 As evident in Koomsons study of gender and small-scale gold mining in Northern Ghana, the sector encouraged gender-specific tasks with women performing aboveground work and men engaging in the more productive underground work at the Tallensi mine . Mens underground work is considered more productive because it requires high labour-intensive
May 26, 2020 Women are estimated to represent 3050% of the global ASM workforce but are often overlooked by donors and governments. In Ghana, women account for as much as 90% of the gold mining labor force, and women represent the majority of gemstone miners in Tanzania (Yakovleva, 2007 Craig Antonocci, 2014). While there is significant variation across
Nov 22, 2018 Women are an essential part of artisanal mining. They take on roles from panning and processing to trading goods and services. They rely on the income from this informal mining economy to support their households and dependents. But their diverse participation and challenges to be recognized as economic actors in the ASM sector are most
Jul 26, 2019 In Ghana, the gender pay gap also exists and is prominent in most sectors of the economy of Ghana, especially the informal sector (Gender Pay Gap in Ghana). Additionally, females in both the US and Ghana are underrepresented in government. The US Congress is comprised of 23.7% women, the highest percentage in US history (Quick Take ...
Dec 13, 2019 The government through its agencies (Ministry of Mines and Natural Resources) directly handles the issues of illegal mining. However, the roles of opinion leaders such as chiefs, assembly members ...
The largest mining companies in SSA include Anglo American, Barrick Gold, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, and Xstrata.9 In Ghana alone, approximately 23 mining companies are active, including global leaders such as AngloGold Ashanti and Newmont. The government holds a minority (10 percent) free carried interest in most of the main active large-scale ...
Mar 09, 2020 Ghana is the largest producer of gold in Africa and women play significant role in artisanal and small-scale mining , contributing up to half
Gender Equity. Women and Economic Development Finance and Development ... Report on the Roundtable to promote the role of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana. ... on the TWN Africa- Star Ghana Multi Stakeholder Roundtable on the Role and Place of Artisanal and Small-scale Salt Mining in Ghana.
Sep 13, 2021 Ghana Mining Laws and Regulations 2022. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - Ghana 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.
The mining sector in South Africa is the highest contributor to the countrys economy. Gold mining alone accounts for 27.4% of the mineral revenues and employs 56 percent of the mine labour force.6 Likewise, the mining sector in Ghana is one of the chief contributors to the Ghanaian economy.
the gender inequality in Ghana, but it is playing an increasing role in tackling some of these injustices. This report sets out to establish how well social enterprise addresses gender inequality and womens empowerment in Ghana. It is part of a series of reports commissioned by the British Council to look at the link between social
Mar 10, 2017 Gender equality, on the other hand, is defined by the ILO as the enjoyment of equal rights, opportunities and treatment by men and women and by boys and girls in all spheres of life. In small-scale fisheries and aquaculture, the circumstances, involvement, constraints, barriers, options, and benefits are often different for women and men.
Promoting gender equality in the ASM sector can maximize social and economic development and help reduce poverty. While womens involvement in ASM is greater than other mining indus-tries, womens roles are concentrated in lower-level supporting roles rather than in managerial or ownership roles. Gender-neutral ASM assistance
Mar 07, 2018 Lkhamdulam Natsagdorj, WOLTS Project Research on Land, Mining and Gender in Mongolia and Tanzania. Carla Toledo Gamero, Livelihoods in Mining Areas of Peru. Barbara Joelle Wahi, Pathways to Bridging the Gender Gap in the Oil Enclave of Ghana. J B1-075. 230-300. Coffee Break . 300-430. TRACK 1 Human Capital Impacts from Extractives . Topics
Feb 16, 2016 Chile president on new probe of mining operation ... This gender imbalance is being challenged by Ghanas All ... help students discover firsthand the role of engineering and technology in the ...
Jul 02, 2020 A study is underway to better understand the role and experiences of women in the countrys mining sector, including policy recommendations to address challenges they face. In Mali, womens feedback is taken into account on annual assessments of impact, and results from survey are presented disaggregated by gender.
While literature on artisanal small-scale mining and women and mining (WAM) in Ghana exist, the role of gender in artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) and labour dynamics involving women is often overlooked (Hinton et al. 20031). Men and women are
Mar 12, 2020 The training and gender sensitive support provided by Geodrill has proven successful with high retention rate. It has also increased the companys female employee from just handful in 2015 when the staff strength was about 600 to 65 females out of 900 employees across the group. The Ghana operations leads with 44 females out of the 65.