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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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‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: The Zimbabwe Situation

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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Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small

Feb 18, 2020 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

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THE MINING INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE: LABOUR, CAPITAL

Zimbabwe's birth (Mining in Zimbabwe, 1981, p. 25). The nation's inde pendence was won through popular struggle but the transformation of the state mechanism into a socialist structure was significantly weakened by the conjuncture of class forces an political structures evident at the Lan caster House conference in London in 1980 (Leys, 1981, p

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(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

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Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining: Challenges and

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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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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Perfomance of the Zimbabwe mining sector in 2019 Mining

Jan 29, 2020 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

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Impact of Mining on Women Research ActionAid Zimbabwe

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.

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Gender inequality rife in mining sector The Herald

Dec 07, 2017 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

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Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small

Feb 18, 2020 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

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‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: The Struggles of Women in

Jul 08, 2019 Female miners seek equal opportunity in Zimbabwe’s male-dominated mining industry, but several cultural and financial obstacles stand in their way. 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 getting a license has not been easy.

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Mining industry prospects remain bright NewsDay Zimbabwe

Jul 18, 2019 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.

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THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY IN ZIMBABWE

2.3.1. Mining Taxation System in Zimbabwe 5 2.3.2. Tax Revenue Collection, Management and Distribution in the Mining Sector in Zimbabwe 6 2.4. Community Share Ownership Trusts and the Extractive Sector 6 2.4.1. Formulation, Inception and Implementation of CSOTs in Zimbabwe 6 2.4.2. CSOT and Service Delivery 7 2.4.3.

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Analysis of the Mines and Minerals Bill

Zimbabwe despite a significant rise in mining activities over the past decade is an indictment of the mining sector’s failure to generate real economic value to Zimbabwe or failure by the responsible authorities to collect and charnel the revenue to foster sustainable development.

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Gender in Extractive Industries World Bank

Nov 21, 2013 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

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Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Mining KIT Royal

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 []

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Complete represented report chrome 1 Report on Chrome

Chrome is an important base metal mainly used in the stainless steel industry. Currently, the product is on demand in Asia, particularly in China and Singapore. Africa has the largest ore reserves in the world and it is estimated that Zimbabwe and South Africa have more than 80% of the world's ore reserves.

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‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: The Zimbabwe Situation

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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Gender Issues in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

May 26, 2020 Gender should be an integral dimension of the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of ASM development policies and programs. A normative view is emerging that ASM sector programming should aim to: Reduce gender disparities in the ASM sector including access to, control over, and benefit from resources; Reduce gender-based violence

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Strategies for Transitioning the Informal Economy to

mining emerging as the most dynamic sec-tor, replacing the dominance of agriculture in pre-crisis Zimbabwe. Mining and agri-culture recorded cumulative growth the respective rates of 57.2% and 49.8% dur-ing the period 2009-2011. Export recovery was driven by these primary commodi-ties, with the mining sector contributing

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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.

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