Zimbabwe: Women still exploited and unsafe in the small
Feb 18, 2020· ‘Gender inequality, health and safety of women in small-scale mining’ 18 February 2020. Narrating her life as a female miner, Ms Joyce Mpofu (54), a single mother from Bubi District of Matabeleland North province, shared incidents that threaten her health and safety daily as a woman in the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector.
GENDER, WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND …
GENDER MAINSTREAMING MECHANISMS IN ZIMBABWE 6 WOMEN AND MSME EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVES 9 FINANCIAL INCLUSION OF WOMEN IN ZIMBABWE 13 particularly over the last four years. Various measures, policies and support mechanisms are being continually implemented to …
Challenges and Constraints to Gender Equality and
particularly disadvantaged and halting progress in multiple areas of development. This Note aims to provide information and analysis as a basis for a better understanding of the challenges and constraints of achiev-ing gender equality in Bolivia, with a special focus on the intersectionality between gender …
ZELA publishes mining & communities situational reports on
Apr 13, 2020· The Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association (‘ZELA’) has undertaken to track the real and potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mining communities in Zimbabwe on a weekly basis. During the first week, March 21-28, ZELA conducted a quick survey of the state of play in artisanal and small-scale mining communities.
Situational analysis of Women in the informal economy in
The United Nations in Zimbabwe bringing together the ILO, UNDP and UN Women in support of the Government of Zimbabwe and with the financial support of the Government of Sweden implemented the Joint Programme for Gender Equality (2014 – 2017).
Women in Zimbabwe Face Barriers to Equal Participation in
May 17, 2017· Women in Zimbabwe Face Barriers to Equal Participation in Politics Even though progress has been made in increasing the participation of women in politics in Zimbabwe, women’s participation in government at all levels, from the local to the national, remains extremely low. Increasing women’s representation in the government will not only empower women, but is […]
Mining Law 2021 Laws and Regulations Zimbabwe ICLG
Oct 09, 2020· 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.
CHAPTER 1: From Stagnation to Economic Recovery
From Stagnation to Economic Recovery Zimbabwe Report 5 1 Mining’s value-added processes fall under manufacturing. 2 Recently, the business climate for mining companies has been adversely affected by the uncertainties regarding the implementation of the …
Empowering women, small businesses through gender equality
Zimbabwe's largest daily newspaper particularly women saw as that glimmer at the end of the pipeline of struggle. 254 Savings and Credit cooperatives have been registered and in mining
All That Glitters is Not Gold: Turmoil in Zimbabwe’s
Violence in the Zimbabwe mining sector is an ill of the country’s patronage economy, which needs reform above and beyond the scope of this report. Nonetheless, the Mnangagwa government, mining companies, civil society and international actors can take steps to address the situation even absent root-and-branch changes. A.
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
Artisanal mining, conflict, and sexual violence in Eastern
Apr 01, 2016· We use two alternative dependent variables extracted from the DRC Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) conducted in 2013–2014: exposure of sexual violence by partner (current or most recent) and exposure of sexual violence by non-partner. 14, 15 These data represent 172 randomly sampled clusters in Eastern DRC, covering a maximum of 2,134 respondents with information on …
Perfomance of the Zimbabwe mining sector in 2019 - Mining
Total output figures of the major contributors to Zimbabwe’s mining sector revenue are definitely going to be lower by year-end (31 December 2019) than they were in 2018. That includes gold, platinum, chrome, diamond, coal, and nickel. These minerals also happen to be the key anchors of the US$12 billion Mining Target by 2023.
Gender, Climate Change and Health
the event and social status The gender-gap effects on life expectancy tend to be greater in more severe disasters, and in places where the socioeconomic status of women is particularly low Other climate-sensitive health impacts, such as undernutrition and malaria, also show important gender differences
Rapid Gender and Protection Analysis Cyclone Kenneth
6 • Protection and gender-based violence: Protection risks are significant, particularly for vulnerable groups.8 Protection risks include those related to loss of shelter, livelihoods and documents, conflict, displacement, and gender-based violence (GBV) exacerbated by gender inequalities.
National gender profile of agriculture and rural
3.Gender Analysis of the Agriculture and Rural Sector 13 3.1 Agriculture and rural development 13 3.2 Policy level: Key political commitments and policies on gender equality 13 3.3 Institutional level 16 3.3.1 The national gender machinery 16 3.3.2 Gender mainstreaming in Ministry of …
Gender Focus UNICEF Zimbabwe
Gender equality is integrated into all areas of UNICEF’s work in Zimbabwe. This is so because, gender equality is a core value for UNICEF. In addition the promotion of gender equality is a priority issue for the government of Zimbabwe as reflected in the Constitution of Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Voluntary National Review (VNR) of SDGs for …
The Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) which seeks to ensure gender equality as provided for in the Constitution. Zimbabwe is one of the few countries that has come up with a special electoral quota system to increase womens representation in Parliament to at least ï ì percent.
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Ideas for
Data and statistics Focuses on improving the production, dissemination, and use of high-quality and comparable data and statistics in Africa to support evidence-based policymaking, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting for the 2030 Agenda and Agenda 2063.
Statistics : Zimbabwe
Statistics : Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe. GOLD: Central Bank Gold Reserves (in Ounces) Gold and Silver Statistics and data of Albania Gold Exploration and drilling Gold In the News and Medias Gold Most Read Press Releases List of Copper mining companies List of Lead mining companies List of Nickel mining companies
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Find Jobs in Zimbabwe and around the world. Get hired today! We have vacancies in NGOs and Opportunities in the Private Sector. Search for jobs here.
Gender equality World Food Programme
Gender equality is a must for a world of Zero Hunger; where all women, men, girls and boys can exercise their human rights, including the right to adequate food. This is why the pursuit of gender equality and women’s empowerment (Sustainable Development Goal 5) is central to fulfilling the World Food Programme (WFP)’s mandate.Wherever we work – saving lives, changing lives – we must
statistics in gender and mining particulary in zimbabwe
statistics in gender and mining particulary in zimbabwe Women miners in Zimbabwe: The untold story - The mining industry in Zimbabwe contributes about 8 percent to …
Complete represented report chrome 1 Report on Chrome
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. Chrome mining in Zimbabwe is mainly concentrated on the Great Dyke and it
‘Not For the Faint-Hearted’: Women in Zimbabwe’s Mining
Jul 07, 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
(PDF) An overview of women's work and employment in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe has ratifi ed the eight core ILO Labour Conventions. Yet, an ILO Commission of Inquiry in 2009 concluded to systematic, and even systemic, violation of the Conventions.
World and regional statistics, national data, maps, rankings
Zimbabwe Knoema, an Eldridge business, is the most comprehensive source of global decision-making data in the world. Our tools allow individuals and organizations to discover, visualize, model, and present their data and the world’s data to facilitate better decisions and better outcomes.
Zimbabwe - Humanitarian Data Exchange
Apr 28, 2021· Zimbabwe - Subnational Population Statistics OCHA ROSEA Baseline Population by Age & Sex Zimbabwe - Gender. World Bank Group Zimbabwe - Energy and Mining. World Bank Group 100+ Downloads . Updated 28 April 2021 Dataset date: January 01, 1964-December 31, 2019 This dataset updates: Every month
UN Womenwatch Rural Women - Facts & Figures: Rural Women
A key to ensuring rural women's empowerment and eradicating poverty is to address inequitable gender power relations and persistent norms and beliefs that maintain gender-based violence (GBV) and
‘Women in mining remain vulnerable’ - NewsDay Zimbabwe
According to recent statistics, women now constitute approximately 50% of small-scale miners in Zimbabwe and within this 50%, only 5% are young women. ND: How is your organisation dealing with
Gender and land statistics
Zimbabwe 2010-11 36 36 11 22 Reported ownership Table 1. The distribution of land ownership by sex . Source: Data in FAO Gender and Land Rights Database based on Doss et al (2015) for African countries, Kieran et al (2015) for Asian countries, and Deere et al 2012 for Latin American countries. Indicator 3 - Incidence of female and male
Zimbabwe: Zim Moves to Empower Women to Tackle Climate
In Zimbabwe, the impacts of climate change are becoming more visible, including access to productive and natural resources, amplifying existing gender inequalities, particularly in marginalised areas.
Kwekwe has 1100 women illegal miners out of 6000 - report
“Mberengwa has 20 registered women miners, 900 registered men miners and 3500 illegal miners, Shurugwi has 3400 registered mines of which 3 belong to …
Shona people - Wikipedia
The Shona speaking Zimbabwean people (/ ˈ ʃ oʊ n ə /) are a Bantu ethnic group native to Southern Africa, primarily Zimbabwe (where they form the majority of the population).They have five major clans, and are adjacent to other groups with similar cultures and languages.
Zimbabwe: Covid-19 Lockdown - Gender-Based Violence Cases
Cases of gender-based violence have increased across the country since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown measures in March this year, rising by 70% in the last four months.
Capacity Assessment of the Disaster Risk Management …
Mar 31, 2017· Capacity Assessment of the Disaster Risk Management System in Zimbabwe 6 P a g e Executive Summary Zimbabwe is particularly vulnerable to climate induced hazards such as drought, floods and cyclones that can trigger food insecurity as …
Zimbabwean online fact-checking platform ZimFact ZimFact
AfDB AFREXIMBANK agriculture BITI CDC CHAMISA COMMONWEALTH CONSTITUTION CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 diamonds economy Education ELECTIONS FEATURED gender Health HERALD HIV IMF MANGUDYA MDC MDC-T media mining MNANGAGWA MUGABE NGOs OUR PICKS PARLIAMENT Politics poverty RBZ SADC social services TRENDING WHO WORLD BANK ZANU-PF ZBC ZEC ZESA ZIMBABWE …
Mining, rural livelihoods and food security: A
Jun 01, 2020· Apart from gender, the impact of industrial mining activities on food security may also be conditioned by mineral control rights. Particularly multinational oil or mining companies seem to trigger local social conflicts (Christensen, 2019, Haslam and Ary …
Women in Mining, A study of women in boards by WIM and …
• The top 100 mining companies have more women on boards, while the top 101 – 500 mining companies have more women in senior executive positions. • The larger the market capitalisation of the company, the more likely there is to be a woman on the board. • Mining companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange had
Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Zimbabwe
Key statistics: Citing various sources of data, the consortium of CSOs working on AGYW rights estimates – That the 15-24 age group population of girls and young women (AGYW) is 1.365 million. HIV prevalence for the 15-24 AGYW demographic is around 7.04%. In Zimbabwe, 22% of adolescent females aged between 15-19 years have begun childbearing.
A GUIDE TO GENDER IMPACT ASSESSMENT FOR THE …
This guide is an update to Oxfam’s 2009 publication Women, Communities and Mining: The Gender Impacts of Mining and the Role of Gender Impact Assessment. Recommended citation: Hill, C, Madden, C & Collins, N 2017, A Guide to Gender Impact Assessment for the Extractive Industries…
Economy of Zimbabwe - Wikipedia
The economy of Zimbabwe is mainly made of tertiary industry, which makes up to 60% of the total GDP as of 2017 . Zimbabwe has the second biggest informal economy as a share of its economy which has a score of 60.6%. Agriculture and mining largely contribute to exports.
Artisanal and Small -scale Mining in Zimbabwe
7Mr W. Takavarasha (CEO of Zimbabwe Miners Federation): 2013, Presentation on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Zimbabwe, Kadoma Ranch Hotel, Kadoma for ASM from 3% to 1%. In 2017 the cost for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for ASM was reduced to 210 American dollars from an initial price of 1,5% of the total project cost.
Recommendations for the Mining Sector - BSR
and, for several countries, mining accounts for more than half of all export revenues.4 In South Africa, mining has served as the backbone of the economy for nearly 150 years.5 In addition to other mineral resources, South Africa is the world's largest producerof chrome, manganese, and platinum.6 Ghana has
Women and gender-based violence in small-scale mining ARM
Photo credit: ARM – Focal groups in Bajo Cauca & Andes. Since that time, we have conducted surveys, in-depth interviews, and focus groups with 25 women miners in two regions in Antioquia, Colombia to understand their experiences with gender based violence (GBV), and, as GBV is often coupled with environmental degradation, ecological destruction in the communities where they live.