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Mapping Study On Gender And Extractive Industries In Mainland Tanzania

The study maps gender-specific challenges in the extractive industry, and provides policy recommendation on how to promote women’s engagement in non-traditional employment, such as in the mining sector. It identifies barries faced by women such as sexual harassment including in artisanal mines, discrimination during employment and maternity and lack of capital to engage in artisanal mining.

Additional Info

Author(s)
UN Women
Publication Year
2016
Associated Partners
Global Affairs Canada
Language
English
Publishing Institution Webpage
https://www.unwomen.org/
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Both
Research Methodology
Primary - INTERVIEW, Secondary - PREVIOUS RESEARCH, Secondary - OFFICIAL STATISTICS
Thematic Tags
Social, Gender
Minerals
Development Minerals, Gemstones, Gold
Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country
Tanzania
Last Updated
October 6, 2019